Bhubaneswar: Vehicles without High Security Registration Plates (HSRP) will be fined in Odisha from June 23 under a special drive planned to be launched by State Transport Authority (STA), an official said Thursday.
“As on June 7, 2023, a total of 40,93,608 vehicle owners have booked slots, out of which HSRP has been affixed in 35,87,577 vehicles. Owners of vehicles are advised to affix HSRP at the earliest to avoid penalty,” Lalmohan Sethi, the Additional Commissioner of Enforcement of the STA said.
An e-challan shall be issued against the violators and it will attract a fine of Rs 5,000 or Rs 10,000 under Section 192 of Motor Vehicles Act,1988, the STA informed.
It can be mentioned here that the last date for affixation of High Security Registration Plate (HSRP) on old vehicles registered prior to April 1, 2019, carrying Odisha (OD) registration mark was February 28, 2023.