In total, 465 teams of traffic, transport and revenue departments have been deployed for implementation of the odd-even scheme.
The bench directed the Delhi government to place before it by November 8 the data of pollution levels of previous periods when the scheme was put in place as a measure to curb air pollution in the region.
According to Delhi’s Economic Survey, the number of vehicles plying on Delhi’s roads has surged to over 1 crore, which includes 70 lakh two wheelers. This number is as of March 2018
A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar directed the Delhi government to take a decision on the representations by November 5 and disposed of the pleas.
A cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal approved the decision to hire the 2,000 extra buses on Thursday.
"The private vehicles ferrying schoolchilldren in uniform will be exempted from the odd-even scheme," Kejriwal told reporters.
"...we want to do our part in ensuring movement around the city is easy during the odd-even phase and have decided to deactivate dynamic pricing for the duration. We whole heartedly support Delhi government's move and wish it success," an Uber spokesperson told PTI.
"Women driving alone, cars having all women as occupants and women accompanied by children aged less than 12 years will be exempted," CM Kejriwal said.
According to sources, Uber has made the submission to the Delhi government proposing to deploy 5,000 bike-taxis to help ferry one lakh commuters to and from Metro stations every week.
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel questioned the maintainability of the plea and "dismissed it as withdrawn".
Under the scheme, odd and even numbered vehicles ply on alternate days. Nadkarni said there were around 68 lakh two-wheelers in Delhi and they were seeking exemption for two-wheelers.
The green panel has also asked the city government to identify the most polluted areas today itself and sprinkle water.
The NGT had on November 11 given a conditional nod to the AAP government's decision to implement the odd-even car rationing scheme for five days from November 13, ordering that no exemption should be allowed to "any person or officer and two-wheelers".
The odd-even car rationing scheme will be rolled out in Delhi for five days from November 13 as part of a graded response plan to tackle the alarming level of pollution in the city.
The AAP government had yesterday announced introduction of the odd-even scheme as part of a Graded Response Plan to tackle the alarming pollution situation in the national capital.
The minister yesterday wrote to the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and senior officials of his ministry, asking them to be "fully geared up" for implementation of the odd- even scheme "as and when" it is announced.
Stressing that the severe pollution level in the NCR region is due to neglect of environment over a long period of time, he said everybody needs to do "their bit" to tackle the situation.
Responding to a query on the future of the road-rationing measure during the 'Talk to AK' session, he said it would be again considered during the winter months when the pollution levels remain on the higher side.
The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC), which analysed pollution data from April 6 to May 6 across 74 locations in the city, including border areas, today finalised its report which will also be submitted to the National Green Tribunal.
Last week, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had alleged that BJP and RSS wanted to "sabotage" the scheme, when auto unions had called a day-long strike which was later withdrawn.
A sting operation by CNN-News18 caught auto drivers charging exorbitant amount for even a small distance from commuters.
The Delhi High Court sought AAP government's response on a plea seeking quashing of the notification restricting movement of vehicles on the basis of odd-even registration numbers.
The petition alleged that the April 11 notification by the Delhi government on the fortnight-long odd-even scheme, which came into force from April 15, was "bad" and against the law.
Kejriwal and PWD Minister Satyendar Jain today carpooled with Rai to reach Delhi Secretariat. DTC and cluster buses were packed with passengers on some routes in Burari, Uttam Nagar and other areas.
The second phase of this scheme started from April 15 and will last for 15 days. It may or may not help in curbing air pollution in Delhi but it will definitely help popularize car pooling apps as Delhiites will seek convenient modes of transport.