Odisha: New Deadline For Fixing HSRP On Vehicles With Registration Number Ending With 1, 2, 3 & 4
Bhubaneswar: The deadline for affixation of the High-Security Registration Plate (HSRP) in vehicles in Odisha has been extended by another month.
According to sources, thegovernment has filed an affidavit in Orissa High Court, mentioning that the last date for vehicles with registration numbers ending with 1,2,3, and 4 has been extended till December 31, 2022. Previously, the last date was November 30, 2022.
The deadline for vehicles having registration number ending with 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 0 remains unchanged.
This was the fourth time the deadline has been extended. No action will be taken if the vehicle owners have booked their slots to affix HSRP, it said.
It is pertinent to mention here that in a press release on November 15, Dipti Ranjan Patra, Joint Commissioner, Transport, Technical said “For the convenience of the vehicle owners, the department has extended the deadline three times. The vehicle owners, who do not have access to the internet or knowledge of technology, can apply for HSRP through nearby Mo Seva Kendra or HSRP facilitation centres at RTO as per their convenience.”
The OEMs (vehicle manufacturers) through their authorised vendors have also opened camp fitment centre/temporary fitment centre at 88 locations and places i.e. government/private establishments where the dealers network of all OEMs are not available and started fitment of HSRP. In addition to this, fitment facility at some RTO offices is also provided by some OEMs.
Notably, the odisha government has made HSRP mandatory for all classes of vehicles, registered prior to April 1, 2019.