Kohima: The Commissioner of Police Dimapur, Rothihu Tetseo, on Sunday ordered that the odd and even scheme for vehicular movement within Dimapur District will continue till further notice.
The scheme in the commercial hub of Nagaland was notified on May 8 and came into force on May 11.
According to the order, the restriction on vehicular movement does not apply to those vehicles exempted through various government notifications that are in force, particularly in the district.
The decision was taken in order to minimise the movement of non-essential vehicles, under Section 115 of the Motor vehicle Act 1958 ( as amended by Motor Vehicle Amendment Act 2019.
The odd-even system for vehicular movement applies to areas covering the National Highway 29 and within the town area. The violators of the order will be penalised under section 177 and 179 of the MV Act 1988.
On Monday, Wednesday and Friday, vehicles with registration number ending with odd numbers [1,3,5,7 and 9] will be permitted.
On Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, vehicles bearing registration number that ends with the even numbers [2,4,6,8 and 0] will be permitted.