Kohima odd even scheme revised

•    Odd numbered vehicles on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
•    Even numbered vehicles on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays


KOHIMA, JUNE 30 (MExN): The Kohima district administration has revised the odd even traffic scheme in the State capital. 

In an order, the Kohima DC informed that odd numbered vehicles will be allowed to ply only on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, while even numbered vehicles will be allowed to ply only on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The odd-even scheme will not apply on Sundays.  

Earlier, odd numbered vehicles were allowed on dates ending with odd numbers while those with even numbers were permitted to ply on even dated days. 

The prohibition will however not apply to certain category of vehicles. 

These include press vehicles, two wheelers (without pillion rider), vehicles with special permit for various exigencies, trucks carrying emergency medical equipments, essential commodities, LPG cylinders and oil tankers and inter-state trucks carrying essential commodities bound for the state of Manipur. 

Meanwhile all vehicles restricted to ply by virtue of Government notifications shall remain enforced (eg. Inter-district zonal taxi, city bus, etc). Local taxis will be allowed to ply within Kohima Municipality as per the colour-coding. 

Violation of this restriction Order will be liable to be penalised under Section 177 & 179 of the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988, the DC stated. This order shall be implemented with immediate effect and remain in force till July 15.