Delhi’s Odd-Even Plan is Out: Are You Exempt? Check the List
Twenty categories of vehicles have been exempted from the odd-even scheme which will be applicable starting 1 Jan.
Twenty categories of vehicles have been exempted from the odd-even scheme which will be applicable for 15 days in the national capital starting 1 January 2016, according to a report by The Indian Express. The Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal will not be exempt from the rule even as the other VVIPs will.
The 20 categories include:
- All two-wheelers
- CNG vehicles which will have to display the certificate
- Electric vehicles and hybrid vehicles
- Women drivers with a male child up to the age of 12
- Vehicles of the President, Vice President, Prime Minister, Speaker of Lok Sabha, Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha, Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha, Governors of states/ Lt Governor, Chief Justice of India, Union Ministers, Leaders of Opposition in Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha, Chief Ministers of states except Delhi, judges of Supreme Court and High Court, Lokayukta
- Emergency vehicles, ambulance, fire, hospital, prison, hearse, enforcement vehicles
Vehicles of paramilitary forces, Ministry of Defence, pilot and escort.
- Vehicles of SPG protectees
- Vehicles bearing diplomatic corps registration numbers
- Those on way to hospital for a medical emergency should carry proof
- Vehicles of the physically challenged
An appeal was filed in the Delhi High Court against the implementation of the scheme, but on Wednesday, the HC refused to issue a stay on it.
The formula has garnered mixed reactions since its announcement. Read senior journalist Gautum Mukherjee’s article about measures besides the odd-even formula that the Delhi government can implement, on The Quint.
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