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Notification Regarding “ODD-EVEN Scheme” for Non Transport Vehicles

[To BE PUBLISHED IN DELHI GAZETTE PART – IV EXTRA – ORDINARY] GOVERNMENT OF NATIONAL CAPITAL TERRITORY OF DELHI (TRANSPORT DEPARTMENT)
5/9, UNDER HILL ROAD, DELHI-54.

NO.F.3 (218)/MRTS/Tpt./2015/302

Dated the 28th Dec., 2015

NOTIFICATION

Whereas the National Capital Territory of Delhi has more than nine million registered vehicles and the vehicular pollution has become a major source of air pollution in Delhi, and

Whereas Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, Hon’ble High Court of Delhi and Hon’ble National Green Tribunal have passed various directions from time to time to take immediate action to control the alarming level of vehicular pollution in Delhi and all out efforts are being made to give effect to the directions of the Hon’ble courts.

Therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred vide section 115 read with clause (41) of section 2 of the Motor Vehicles Act 1988, (59 of 1988), the Lieutenant Governor of the National Capital Territory of Delhi, on being satisfied that further steps are required to control vehicular pollution caused by non-transport four wheeled vehicles (motor cars etc.), hereby orders, in the interest of public safety, that the following prohibitory / restrictive measures shall be in vogue in the area of National Capital Territory of Delhi; namely:-

(1)The plying of non-transport four wheeled vehicles (Motor Cars etc.) having registration number ending with odd digit (1,3,5,7,9) shall be prohibited on even dates of the month (i.e.2nd,4th,6th .8th,10th,12th day and so on) and plying of the non-transport Vehicles having registration number ending with even digit (0,2,4,6,8) shall be prohibited on odd dates of the month (i.e. 1st,3rd,5th,7th,9th,11th day and so on).

(2)These restrictions shall also apply to the non-transport four wheeled vehicles bearing registration number of other states.

(3)These restrictions shall be applicable from 8 AM to 8 PM of such dates.

(4)These restrictions shall not be applicable on Sundays.

(5)These restrictions shall not apply to the vehicles of such categories as mentioned in the Schedule annexed to this notification.

(6)Violation of these orders shall attract a fine of Rs. 2000/- in accordance with the provisions of sub- section (1) of section 194 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988.

Further, in exercise of the powers conferred vide sub-section (1) of section 200 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 (59 of 1988), the Lieutenant Governor of the National Capital Territory of Delhi is pleased to authorize the following officers to compound the aforementioned offence with the amount of Rupees 2000/-:

(a) Officers of the rank of Head Constable and above of Delhi Police.

(b) Officers of the rank of Head Constable and above of the Transport Department, GNCTD.

(c) Officers or authorities as authorized by Divisional Commissioner, Revenue Department, GNCTD.

The amount compounded by the authorized officers/authorities shall be deposited in the “Major Head 0041, taxes on vehicles, 101-IMV (Fees & Fine)”, of the Transport Department, Govt. of NCT of Delhi.

The above notification shall come into force with effect from 1st January, 2016 and will remain in force till 15th January, 2016.

By order and in the name of
the Lieutenant Governor of the
National Capital Territory of Delhi,

(K.K. Dahiya)
Special Commissioner (Transport)

SCHEDULE

(i) Vehicles of the President of India;
(ii) Vehicles of the Vice President of India;
(iii) Vehicles of the Prime Minister of India;
(iv) Vehicles of Governors of States.
(v) Vehicles of Chief Justice of India.
(vi) Vehicle of the Speaker of Lok Sabha;
(vii) Vehicles of the Ministers of the Union;
(viii) Vehicles of the Leaders of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha;
(ix) Vehicles of Chief Ministers of States and Union Territories except Chief Minister, Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi;
(x) Vehicles of the Judges of Supreme Court of India;
(xi) Vehicle of the Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha ;
(xii) Vehicle of the Dy. Speaker of Lok Sabha;
(xiii) Vehicles of Lieutenant Governors of Union Territories;
(xiv) Vehicles of the Judges of Delhi High Court;
(xv) Vehicle of the Lokayukta;
(xvi) Emergency Vehicles i.e. Ambulance, Fire Brigade, Hospital, prison, Hearse
vehicles;
(xvii) Enforcement vehicles i.e. vehicles of Police, Transport Department GNCTD,
vehicles authorised by the Divisional Commissioner GNCTD, para military
forces etc.;
(xviii) Vehicles bearing Ministry of Defence number plates;
(xix) Vehicles which are having a pilot/escort;
(xx) Vehicles of SPG protectees;
(xxi) Embassy Vehicles bearing CD numbers;
(xxii) Compressed Natural Gas driven vehicles (these vehicles should prominently
display sticker ‘CNG Vehicle’ on the front windscreen – issued by M/s
lndraprastha Gas Ltd.), Electric vehicles, Hybrid vehicles;
(xxiii) vehicles being used for medical emergencies – (will be trust based);
(xxiv) Women only vehicles – including children of age upto 12 years travelling with
them;
(xxv) Vehicles driven/occupied by handicapped persons.

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