Delhi Odd Even Formula: Despite closure of schools in Delhi till 10th November and ban on diesel vehicles, there is no relief from pollution. Now Delhi government has decided to implement odd-even formula.
Delhi Odd-Even Rule: Amidst the poor air quality situation in Delhi, Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai has made several big announcements in a press conference. Many new rules are being implemented in Delhi to control pollution, the biggest rule of which is the odd-even rule. Under this, only vehicles with even number plates will be able to drive on the roads for some days in the week and vehicles with odd number plates will be able to drive on the remaining days. A schedule will be issued for this. However, it will be reviewed within this one week. After that the government will decide whether it should be continued further or not.
Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai said, pollution is continuously increasing. According to experts, the main reason for this is the continuous drop in temperature and very slow wind speed. Today AQI has reached 436. Work is being done to reduce pollution throughout 365 days in Delhi. In such a situation, summer and winter action plan is being implemented for Delhi. In the year 2015, there were 109 clear days out of 365, which has increased to 206 this year. Today Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal held a review meeting. In which he was given all the information about what work has been done till now.
GRAP-4 is being implemented in Delhi
For information, let us tell you that there will be a ban on entry of all trucks except essential services trucks and CNG, electric vehicles inside Delhi. Now there will be a complete ban on all construction and demolition in Delhi.
Primary schools also closed till 10th November
For your information, let us tell you that due to bad air, all schools up to class five will remain closed till November 10. Along with this, schools for children from class 6 to class 9 and class 11 have also been closed till November 10. Will stay. Schools will be open only for children of class 10th and 12th because their board exams are about to come.
Pollution level worsens in Delhi since last one week
For your information, let us tell you that as November starts, the air quality in Delhi is deteriorating due to smog. There is a blanket of smoke in the sky and it is becoming difficult to breathe. The AQI has deteriorated so much that people living in Delhi NCR are facing health related complaints. Along with sore throat, burning sensation in eyes etc., serious respiratory diseases are also occurring.
Odd even was implemented for the first time in 2016
It is known that in January 2016, when there were difficulties in controlling air pollution, the Delhi government had implemented the odd-even rule for the first time. After this, this rule also came into effect in April 2016. The rule was that even numbered vehicles could be run on dates 2, 4, 6, 8 and 0. At the same time, vehicles with odd number plates will be able to hit the roads on dates 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9.