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.

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Odd-even formula to curb pollution in Delhi. (Photo: Reuters)

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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