SC issues notice to Delhi government on Odd-Even scheme, seeks pollution data

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to Delhi government on Odd-Even scheme, and directed the Centre, Delhi government and Central Pollution Control Board to bring on record the pollution data of Delhi for the month of October till November 14 for this year, and also sought pollution data from October to December of the last year.




A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra said: “We want pollution data till November, and we want record of the last year too.”

A PIL was filed in the court challenging the ood-even vehicle rationing scheme by the Delhi government. After a brief hearing on the matter, the apex court issued notice to Delhi government challenging it’s decision to enforce odd-even scheme to regulate movements of private vehicles on roads. The government claims this scheme plays a major role in reducing air pollution in the city. The next hearing on the matter is on Friday.

(The headline of the story has been modified by EP Web Desk)

IANS




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