Delhi: 514 Challans Issued On The Sixth Day Of Odd-even Scheme

General News

A total of 514 challans were issued for violation of the odd-even road rationing scheme in Delhi on Saturday of which 297 challans were by Delhi Traffic Police

Written By Press Trust Of India | Mumbai | Updated On:
Delhi

A total of 514 challans were issued for violation of the odd-even road rationing scheme in Delhi on Saturday, official data showed. Of these, 297 were issued by teams of the Delhi Traffic Police, 161 by the transport department and 56 by the revenue department, it stated.

READ | Odd-Even Takes 'sadistic Pleasure' Robbing Middle-class: Plea In SC

The Odd-Even Scheme

The odd-even scheme, an anti-pollution measure, kicked in on November 4 in the national capital. Under the scheme, vehicles are supposed to ply alternately on odd and even dates as per their registration numbers between 8 am and 8 pm. The scheme is not effective on Sundays and its violation attracts a fine of Rs 4,000.

READ | Odd-Even:Parents Ask If They'll Be Fined After Dropping Kids To School

On Saturday, odd-numbered cars were allowed to ply on Delhi roads. The challans were issued to those who were found using their even-numbered cars.

The road rationing scheme will remain in force till November 15, barring November 11 and 12, when the rule will be lifted to ensure hassle-free commute for devotees on the 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev.

READ | Traffic Concerns Behind CNG Vehicles' Non-exemption From Odd-even

READ | Have Ample Proof Of Odd-Even's Effectivity: Transport Min On SC Remark

Published:
By 2030, 40% Indians will not have access to drinking water
SAVE WATER NOW
PEOPLE HAVE PLEDGED SO FAR
DO NOT MISS