Bharat series registration in Odisha

Odias residing outside state can apply for Bharat series registration in Odisha

Cuttack: The State Transport Authority (STA) has Dhanteras gift for Odia people residing outside the state. Now they can apply for Bharat (BH) series registration in Odisha.

A vehicle purchased outside Odisha having Temporary Certificate Registration issued by Registering Authority of that State may be registered in Odisha under BH series subject to fulfillment of requisite conditions. The vehicle owner must have residence or place of business in Odisha.

It may be noted that Odisha was the first state to introduce BH series in the country. Till date a total of 182 BH series numbers have been issued in India, out of which 81(45%) have been issued in the state.

With an aim to provide ease to those who have to move from state to state the Bharat (BH) series centralised registration for private vehicles came into effect from 15.09.21 in the State.

The central government by amending Rule 47 of the Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989, has mandated that vehicles bearing the BH registration number will not be required to register in a new state once it relocates.