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Delhi govt releases Even-Odd Vehicle Number formula to curb pollution

Delhi government has released a road-rationing plan for an odd-even number formula for vehicles to curb air pollution. According to the formula, vehicles with an odd registration number can ply on Delhi roads on Monday, Wednesday and Friday while vehicles bearing even number plates will have Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday designated for their use.The Delhi government is yet to officially finalize any schedule for Sunday. This formula will be effective from 1st January 2016.
Talking to reporters in New Delhi, Delhi Home Minister Satyendra Jain said, the government will only allow emergency vehicles like PCR van, fire tenders, ambulances on the roads of the national capital unrestricted. The decision came after the NGT came down heavily on the Delhi government and asked it to take some effective measures to curb the pollution.