Odias Of Outside State Can Apply For BH Series Registration Of Vehicles In Odisha
Cuttack: For the convenience of Odia people staying outside the state, the State Transport Authority (STA) has announced that they can apply for Bharat (BH) series registration in Odisha.
The STA in a release on Tuesday said a vehicle purchased outside Odisha having Temporary Certificate Registration issued by registering authority of that state may be registered in Odisha under BH series. It is subject to the conditions that the vehicle owner must have residence or place of business in Odisha.
It may be noted that Odisha is the first state to introduce BH series in the country. With an aim to benefit the people who have to move from state to state, the Bharat (BH) series centralised registration for private vehicles came into effect in the state from September 15.
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.
Till date, of total 182 BH series numbers issued in India, 81 numbers (45%) have been issued in Odisha.