New Delhi, On the first day of Odd-Even on Monday, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal carpooled with Delhi Labour Minister Gopal Rai and Delhi Health Minister Satyender Jain to reach their office at Delhi Secretariat. They left for work in an even-numbered vehicle from 6, Flagstaff Road, Civil Lines for the Delhi Secretariat at around 1030 hrs, an official from the Delhi government said. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia left for his office at Delhi Secretariat on a bicycle, from his residence.
With a view to bring down levels of air pollution, the 12-day long Odd-even drive in the national capital commenced at 0800 hrs on Monday. The Odd-even scheme which commenced today, will be implemented in the national capital till November 15.
According to the scheme, the vehicles which are having odd last digit in registration number will be allowed on city roads on odd dates, while those vehicles having even last digit in registration number will be allowed on those dates having even number.
The scheme will be applicable from 0800 hrs to 2000 hrs, except on Sundays and violating the odd-even scheme will incur a fine of Rs 4,000. The scheme will also include vehicles coming from other states, and only be implemented on non-transport four-wheeled vehicles, two-wheelers will be exempted.