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Odd-even won’t affect 2-wheelers, CM Arvind Kejriwal nod soon

Under the amended MV Act, authorities can impose a fine up to Rs 20,000 for odd-even related violations.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi |
Updated: October 16, 2019 9:41:25 am
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The Delhi government is likely to exempt two-wheelers from the odd-even scheme, which will be announced once it receives Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s nod, sources said Tuesday.

The Transport Department has also taken a decision to fix the penalty amount for violating odd-even at Rs 4,000.

Under the amended MV Act, authorities can impose a fine up to Rs 20,000 for odd-even related violations.

The Transport Department had recommended that two-wheelers be covered under the policy as they comprise 88% of the total vehicular fleet and exempting them would undermine the expected benefits out of it.

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The CM had hinted that he was not keen on accepting the suggestion, saying the existing public transport infrastructure would not be able to handle the rush triggered by such a move.

Meanwhile, the Delhi Transport Corporation Tuesday issued a tender to induct 300 low-floor e-buses on a PPP model drawn up by NITI Aayog.

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