Odd-even second phase: Women, cars carrying schoolkids exempt

  • PTI, New Delhi
  • Updated: Apr 06, 2016 20:36 IST
The second-phase of the odd-even scheme is set to begin in Delhi from April 15. (Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)

Women drivers and cars carrying children in school uniform shall remain out of the ambit of the second phase of the odd-even scheme which is set to start in Delhi from April 15.

The decisions were taken in a meeting chaired by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal which was attended ministerial colleagues and members of the coordination committee formed for the scheme.

“It has been decided that women will continue to remain exempted from the scheme due to security considerations. Government has also decided that cars carrying school students will also be exempted,” transport minister Gopal Rai told reporters.

Asked about confusion that may arise over parents going to pick up children after school hours, Rai said, they were still working on the modalities and the final notification in this regard will be out in a day or two.

As announced earlier, CNG vehicles will also remain exempted from the vehichle-rationing restrictions arising out of the scheme’s implementation.

Cars with odd and even license plate numbers will ply on alternate days during its duration.

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