The Odisha government on Saturday announced further extension of deadline for affixiation of High Security Registration Plate (HSRP) in vehicles.
The Odisha government on Monday provided much needed relief to the vehicle owners who were facing problems in booking slots for fitment of High Security Registration Plates. As per the latest STA notification, the vehicle owners who have applied for HSRP online before the scheduled timeline will be exempted from enforcement checking.
As per the latest notification issued by Transport Commissioner-cum-chairman State Transport Authority (STA), the vehicle owners who have applied for HSRP online before the timeline will be exempted from enforcement checking.
A lot of people have expressed resentment over such a move as they claim it absolutely not required and is an additional burden on them.
Several vehicle owners took to Twitter to raise their grievances as they could not complete the process online owing to mismatch of data related to vehicles
Though there will be no penal action till December 2022, the enforcement agencies will impose penalties from January 2023. Already timelines for affixing HSRP has been issued by the State Transport Authority (STA).
The online service to book High Security Registration Plates (HSRPs) and colour-coded stickers for old vehicles in Odisha will be available by the end of June 1
The online service to book High Security Registration Plates (HSRPs) and colour-coded stickers for old vehicles in Odisha will be available by the end of June 1, informed the State Transport Authority (STA) on Monday.
The Odisha State Transport Authority (STA) has come up with a timeline for fixing the high security registration plates.
In case the vehicle is not affixed with HSRP within the scheduled date, e-challan shall be issued against the offending vehicle and attract fine of Rs. 5000 or Rs 10.000 under Section 192 of M.V. Act. 1988 as the case may be.
Around 1096 vehicles engaged in transporting school students in the State have so far been penalised for flouting road safety rules in the last seven days in Odisha.
Noting that it is the school management’s responsibility to ensure that Supreme Court guidelines for plying of school buses are complied, the STA has now geared up for strict enforcement of ‘Policy on Transportation of School Children’ framed in 2016.
It is pertinent to mention here that it is mandatory for any person above 40 years of age who wishes to get a driving license or those going for driving license renewal to produce a medical certificate under the form 1 (A) as per Motor Vehicle Act.
At present, the certified copy of permit is issued in VAHAN. It is provided by RTO manually which is a time consuming process.
The slot booking for LL test will be available from August 9 from 11 am. Subsequently, the applicants can book slot from 7 am to 10 pm every day.