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The national capital on Tuesday saw improvement in the air quality with six out of 15 regions recording "very poor" levels rather than "severe" for the first time in the past week.
Delhi air pollution: AAP Government withdraws petition for odd-even modifications as NGT refuses to exempt women, two-wheelers
The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday suggested that the AAP government should take care of the logical explanations for the Odd-Even exemptions when they approach them again.
The NGT had on November 11 given a conditional nod to the AAP government's decision to implement the odd-even car rationing scheme for five days from November 13.
According to V Faye McNeill, associate professor of Chemical Engineering in the institute, the impact of the odd-even scheme fizzles out eventually as drivers find ways around the restrictions.
Dense smog continued to enshroud Delhi and the National Capital Region on Sunday, with pollution level remaining in the ‘severe’ category.
Residents continue to struggle as smog surrounds Delhi; Government to approach NGT again over odd-even policy
Earlier in the day, the NGT gave a go-ahead to the Delhi government on odd-even with no exemption for the two-wheelers, women and VIPs.
Delhi government will appeal to National Green Tribunal not to scrap exemptions to women drivers, two-wheelers
The government said it will move the NGT on Monday requesting a review of its order and if the exemptions are granted, the scheme's implementation "will be considered".
The Aam Aadmi Party said today that the odd-even scheme cannot be implemented without exceptions and the safety of women cannot be risked.
NGT gives green signal to Delhi's odd-even scheme to curb air pollution; no exemptions to VVIPs, women
No exemption will be granted to women, two-wheelers or VVIPs, announced a bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar.
Aam Aadmi Party today strongly defended its government's decision to bring back the odd-even road-rationing scheme, saying vehicular pollution was the biggest source of ultrafine particulate matter.
Vijay Goel asked the Delhi government to restore Delhi's sanctity and make things stable and better again
The Delhi Transport Corporation has a bus fleet of around 4,000 buses while there are over 1,600 cluster buses that form the backbone of the public transport along with Metro.
With nearly 13 lakh private cars expected to keep off the road per day after the odd-even scheme kicks in from Monday, the government is looking to hire 500 buses to ensure smooth comute.
The odd-even car rationing scheme will be rolled out in Delhi for five days from November 13 as part of a graded response plan to tackle the alarming level of pollution in the city.