January 21: The District Administration Office, Kathmandu is preparing to enforce the odd-even system for vehicles from tonight (January 21 midnight) with the rapid surge in cases of Covid-19 including the Omicron variant.
Acting Chief District Officer of Kathmandu, Suprabha Khanal Dhungel, shared that an order has been issued to operate public and private vehicles (including two-wheelers) with odd registration number on odd days and even registration number on even days in Kathmandu Valley.
The order also stipulates that public transport should not have more passengers than the seat capacity, all passengers should be required to wear masks, and sanitizers should be provided at the door of the vehicle and inside the vehicle.
Similarly, the order further states that the head of the office will be responsible to make arrangements for proper management of the service in all the public and government offices in the district. (With inputs from RSS)