Trial run for Odd-Even formula not yet begun by Delhi government

Trial run for Odd-Even formula not yet begun by Delhi government

By: || Updated: 31 Dec 2015 10:49 AM
New Delhi: The Delhi Government will today conduct a two-hour coordination trial run ahead of the implementation of 'Odd-Even' formula from January 1.

Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai had on Wednesday asserted that the 'dry run', conducted between 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., was only to create awareness of the 'Odd-Even' formula, adding that no vehicle would be challaned and there would be no effect on the public.

However, the 'dry run' has not yet begun.

"Tomorrow between 9-11 a.m., there would be a coordination trial of all the teams. In the coordination trial run, it would be decided as to where would the civil defence, traffic police teams and SDMs teams would be deployed. The public won't face disruptions during this period. No vehicle would be challaned. Volunteers would be there to create awareness among the public," Transport Minister had said.

The scheme, which will be implemented for 15 days, has been proposed to curb pollution in the national capital by restricting movement of private vehicles based on their registration numbers.

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