The Maharashtra government is planning to implement the odd-even formula if it proved as success in the national capital, with the NCP’s demand for a similar formula in Mumbai.
In a statement released by NCP Mumbai Unit on Thursday, it was mentioned that the Maharashtra government was responded to their demand and examining the odd-even car formula and soon it will be implemented on the roads of Mumbai to make it as pollution-free city and plying of 50 percent of vehicles will be reduced.
NCP Mumbai-unit President Sachin Ahir said that this scheme will help in reducing the city’s carbon footprint as 26 per cent of green house gas emissions are caused by using petroleum products and also the number of tankers, trucks, buses increasing day by day.
Responding to NCP’s request, Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said that they will implement the formula, if it succeed in Delhi. The scheme recently started and it takes sometime for the results and they will implement all the ideas, that will help to reduce the traffic and pollution levels in Mumbai”.
He adds, “We are open to accept ideas from other states, if they are doing well and we do not have to pay a royalty to Delhi government if we borrow their scheme. We can apply it whenever we want to”.