Odd-Even Scheme: News

Delhi pollution: AAP government hasn't used Rs. 900cr green funds

An RTI query has now revealed that the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi, which is garnering praise for its odd-even scheme, has been sitting on Rs. 900 crore unused Environment Compensation Charge (ECC) funds.

17 Oct 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi odd-even scheme: Arvind Kejriwal announces rules, dates and fine

On Thursday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that private vehicles carrying schoolchildren will be exempt from the restrictions of the odd-even scheme.

12 Oct 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Women exempted from odd-even, not private CNG vehicles, says Kejriwal

As Delhi gears up for the odd-even scheme a third time, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced that privately-owned CNG vehicles will not be exempted from the rule unlike previous editions of the scheme.

25 Dec 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

Odd-even scheme could return as Delhi grapples with pollution crisis

Delhi's 'odd-even' vehicle rationing scheme might soon be making a comeback.

16 Oct 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi: Emergency action plan rolled out to combat 'worsening' air-pollution

As the air quality in Delhi remains "poor", an emergency action plan has been rolled out which includes steps like banning diesel power generator sets and construction activities.

15 Dec 2017


No exemption for two-wheelers from odd-even, NGT rules

The NGT has rejected the Delhi government's request to exempt two-wheelers from the odd-even scheme, saying giving relaxation to "a major source of pollution" will defeat the initiative's purpose.

23 Nov 2017


What can India learn from Beijing's Odd Even formula?

The debate surrounding the merits of Delhi's proposed odd-even scheme for cars has continued to rage amid worsening air quality.

14 Nov 2017


Will Delhi have odd-even scheme? The government is confused

The Delhi government seems to be confused about the planned odd-even scheme. Earlier, the NGT had refused to allow exemptions in its implementation, but the government batted for exempting women and two-wheelers.

11 Nov 2017


Delhi Govt calls off "Odd-Even Scheme" for now

In a surprising move, the Delhi Government has now reportedly called off the odd-even traffic scheme, which was to be implemented from 13-17 November.

11 Nov 2017


NGT approves odd-even scheme; 2-Wheelers, govt servants, women not exempt

The National Green Tribunal, which earlier barred the Delhi Government from re-introducing the odd-even scheme, has given its approval to the Kejriwal-led government to implement the traffic restrictions.

10 Nov 2017


NGT halts odd-even implementation, questions Delhi govt on its efficacy

Calling Delhi's odd-even scheme a 'farce', the NGT has said it cannot be implemented without its permission.

09 Nov 2017


Delhi pollution may kill 30,000, odd-even implemented again

The severe air pollution in Delhi can kill as many as 30,000 people this year, AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria has warned. Lung surgeon Arvind Kumar said only evacuation might protect people.