Cuttack, October 29: For the convenience of vehicle owners the timeline for affixation of High Security Registration Plates (HSRP) on old vehicles registered prior to April 1, 2019 till February 2023.
According to a State Transport Authority statement, the last date for registration number ending with 1& 2 and 3 & 4 is November 30, 2022, vehicles carrying Odisha registration mark and number ending with 5 & and 7 & 8 is December 31 and vehicles carrying Odisha registration mark and number ending with 9 & 0 is February 28, 2023.
“As on October 28, a total of 29,59,544 vehicle owners have booked slots, out of which HSRP has been affixed in 11,73,459 vehicles,” said Joint Transport Commissioner (Technical) Dipti Ranjan Patra in a statement.
The vehicle owners can now apply for HSRP through nearby Mo Seva Kendra in the State as per their convenience.
“Till now the booking facility was available only on online portal- siam.in and vehicle owners were booking themselves. However, considering that some people may not have access to the internet or do not have knowledge of technology, the facility has now been extended to Mo Seva Kendras also,” said Patra.
He further informed, for the convenience of the vehicle owners, HSRP help desks are now functional in all the RTOs and ARTOs across Odisha. One can apply for HSRP through these help desks as well.
The OEMs (vehicle manufacturers) through their authorised vendors have opened camp fitment centres/temporary fitment centres at 88 locations and at other places of the State. In addition to this fitment facility at some RTO offices are also being provided by some OEMs.
Patra further informed that fitting of HSRP with old and existing locally manufactured trailers and vehicles registered prior to April 1, 2019 whose manufacturers have closed down their businesses can be done at the RTO from where the vehicle is purchased.