Delhi Odd-Even Scheme
The OneVorld video explains a scheme started by the Delhi state government to curb rising air pollution levels in Delhi.
Odd-Even Scheme: Drivers of the private vehicles may be allowed to drive, park or purchase gasoline on alternating days, according to whether the last digit on their license plate is even or odd.
AIM: The scheme aimed to reduce pollution and smog in Delhi
Phases of Odd-Even: The scheme was implemented from January 1, 2016. Re-implemented for the third time on November 11, 2019.
- Less traffic pollution
- Less road congestion
- Increase average car speed
- Less fuel usage
- Increase public awareness
LEARNING: Start using public transport and car-pooling.
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