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Odisha: Enforcement against vehicles without HSRP to start from Oct 1

The deadline for affixation of High Security Registration Plate (HSRP) on the old vehicles registered prior to 01.04.2019 carrying Odisha Registration Mark and Registration Number ending with 1, 2, 3 & 4 will end on September 30.The law enforcing agencies will enforce the fitment with effective from October 1.

No e-challan shall be issued and no fine shall be collected or no penal action shall be taken against any old vehicle registered prior to 1st April, 2019 for plying vehicles without HSRP till 30.09.2022. After that challans will be issued in accordance with the last date given for various series of vehicles.

In a press note, Dipti Ranjan Patra, Joint Commissioner Transport, Technical said, “As on 13.09.22, a total of 1,065,312 vehicle owners have booked slot, out of which HSRP has been affixed in 593,717 vehicles.” He further said, “In case the vehicle is not affixed with HSRP within the scheduled date mentioned above, 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.”

In accordance Central Government amended Rule 50 of CMVR and Notifications/Statutory Orders from Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), Transport department has made affixation of HSRP mandatory since June 1st, 2022 for all class of old vehicles which were registered prior to April 1, 2019.