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Due to odd-even survey air pollution has been blown instead of reducing it.There is fluctuating result in PM.But in the south and west of Delhi PM 2.5 result has been found which is a good sign.

Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai yesterday claimed that the incidents of fire in a forested area behind Raj Ghat and at municipal landfill sites was a "conspiracy to sabotage" the ongoing second phase of the odd-even scheme in Delhi in a "planned way". Many Delhi residents say that traffic congestion is as bad as it was and with the Transport Minister now alleging a conspiracy, things are not working as the AAP government wanted it to be. So, what does all of this add up to? Is it a thumbs down verdict for odd-even 2.0? or is that a hasty conclusion.

Delhi had to face the brunt of odd-even phase-2 today. Has the policy been a hit or a damp squib? Is the advertisement blitzkrieg to promote odd-even policy a publicity stunt by the Arvind Kejriwal government? Has BJP leader Vijay Goel challenged the Kejriwal government by breaking the rule? Is the plan to implement the odd-even policy every month a hasty decision?

दिल्ली में ऑड ईवन को लेकर राजनीति उफान पर है। बीजेपी नेता विजय गोयल इसका विरोध कर रहे हैं। उनके मुताबिक ऑड ईवन को दिल्ली सरकार ने प्रचार का ज़रिया बना लिया है। हालांकि राज्य सरकार इसके सफल होने के दावे कर रही हैं। न्यूज़ प्वाइंट की इस कड़ी में देखें चर्चा इसी मुद्दे पर.... View Video http://www.ndtv.com/video/shows/news-point/is-odd-even-the-only-way-to-curb-pollution-412417

Charcha Mein: Odd-Even Again

Delhi has begun its second attempt at following traffic restrictions to reduce air pollution. On the first day of the new "odd-even" scheme, over 1300 cars had been penalised Rs. 2,000 each for violating road rules which will apply for the next fortnight.

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Odd Even scheme will return for second 15 day spell and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is considering making it a permanent feature for 15 days every single month. Is that wise or does it ignore the conceptual weakness of the scheme? Chief Minister has admitted that in January the impact on pollution was less than expected, Is it justified to bring the scheme back as an attempt to reduce conjunction instead?

The Odd/Even scheme will return to the national capital starting from Friday. The phase two of the car rationing scheme will be implemented from April 15 till the April 30. But unlike last time, schools will be open and there is still no clarity on how parents would pick up their children. Environmentalist Anumita Roy said, “Gains made during summer and winter differ a lot. Levels of nitrogen oxide and ozone are likely to go down. If this is done regularly, we need more preparations. The government will have to provide more infrastructure.”

Two days back the AAP led Delhi government issued a notification on the fortnight-long odd-even car-rationing scheme that comes into force from April 15. The Arvind Kejriwal government has decided to exempt women and cars carrying school-children in uniform in the second round of the road-rationing plan. The violation of this scheme will attract a fine of Rs 2,000. To give relief to daily commuters the Delhi metro will add more than 3,000 trips per day and add 30 coaches. But, how effective will it be?