Bhubaneswar: The timeline for affixation of high-security registration plates (HSRP) has been extended in Odisha till February 2023. A notification was issued on Saturday by the Commerce and Transport department regarding the extension of the dateline.
“As of 28.10.22, a total of 29,59,544 vehicle owners have booked slot, out of which HSRP has been affixed in 11,73,459 vehicles,” Joint Commissioner Transport (Technical) Dipti Ranjan Patra said in an official 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.
Patra further informed that fitment 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.
“This facility can be provided only at RTO offices through Vahan application. The respective owner of locally manufactured trailers and vehicles registered prior to 01.04.2019 whose manufacturers have closed down their businesses can visit RTO office and produce the RC book for HSRP booking.” he added.