From Monday 4 to Friday 15 November, cars with odd or even number plates will only be allowed on the roads on different days.
Bajaj said he normally drives to work, but his car's licence plate ends in and odd number.
Officials estimate the new rule will keep about 1.2 million registered vehicles off the roads each day.
According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) the odd-even scheme, coupled with high wind speed, brought down pollution levels in Delhi by 82 percent in eight hours on Monday, reported India Today.
The amount of unsafe particulates - known as PM2.5 - in the air are at levels deemed hazardous by the World Health Organization (WHO), with residents complaining of stinging eyes and throats, and admissions to hospital soaring. Fortunately, protests have broken out in New Delhi against the government's inaction. Each year, around this time, the whole of India celebrates Diwali, the festival of lights, lighting millions of lamps and setting off firecrackers for nearly a week.
After suffering from heavy pollution over last week, things are looking up for Delhi National Capital Region, if the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) prediction is anything to go by.
IMAGE: A woman wears a face mask to protect from pollution in New Delhi.
Delhi's chief minister Arvind Kejriwal spoke about the latest air quality in a video published on Twitter.
"There is smoke everywhere and people, including youngsters, kids, elderly are finding it hard to breathe", Kejriwal said in a Twitter video on Sunday. "And eyes also. Like it kind of burns", local Ankusha Kushi told AFP.
The Indian government has blamed more than half the capital's air pollution on emissions from vehicles and industry operations.
Over the years, the Supreme Court has repeatedly asked various state agencies to take action to curb pollution.
The top court said the authorities could not indulge in passing the buck and should collectively try to tackle the situation.
Anything above 400 on the AQI poses a risk for people with respiratory illness and can also affect even those with healthy lungs. George Grow was the editor.
Pitti also added that while "they would want to see the traffic booking to increase in the next one month to compensate but if traffic booking doesn't increase in the next month or so then we have lost the opportunity".