NEW DELHI: The Delhi government temporarily shelved its plan on Saturday to introduce a five-day road rationing arrangement after the National Green Tribunal denied exemption to two-wheeler riders and women. The drive would have mandated that vehicles with odd and even registration numbers ply on alternate days.
“We respect the NGT’s order, but the existing public transport system won’t be able to take the load of three million additional passengers who otherwise use two-wheelers,” Kailash Gahlot, state transport minister, said on Saturday. “Also, keeping women’s security in mind, the government has decided to call off the scheme for now.”
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NEWDELHI: The Delhi police are all set to start a pilot project at 10 Metro stations where travellers will be able to relay information about the auto drivers and their location to police in real time. The tracking system will run on the Himmat phone application. The drivers will have to display the QR code at the back of their seat. Continue reading
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