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Delhi government told the High Court that it would be impossible to accommodate people in public transport ifthe odd-even scheme is made applicable for two-wheelers also.
With the number of registered vehicles crossing the one-crore mark and air pollution taking centre-stage among the issues in the national capital.
The closure of brick kilns, hot mix plants and stone crushers, generator sets, along with other restrictions under 'severe' category will be effective till January 31, 2018.
The National Green Tribunal said such a relaxation would defeat the purpose of improving Delhi's ambient air quality.
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.
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.
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.
Delhi government cannot implement odd-even scheme till its efficacy is proven, says National Green Tribunal
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today reviewed the Delhi government's decision to roll out odd-even car rationing scheme for five days starting from November 13.
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.
Initiatives such as mohalla clinics that have attracted global accolades and school education reforms will see further progress in 2017.