Last date for affixing high security registration plates extended in Odisha

Cuttack:In the wake of the flood situation, the last date for affixing High Security Registration Plates (HSRPs) on the old vehicles registered prior to April 1,2019 carrying Odisha Registration Mark and Registration Numbers ending with 1 and 2, has been extended till September 30.

Earlier, the last date was August 31, said a press release of State Transport Authority (STA) today.

The timeline for affixing HSRP for other series of vehicles remains same. Vehicle owners shall have to take necessary steps to get the HSRP affixed on their vehicle as per timeline given below:

“As on August 24, a total of 7, 06,215 vehicle owners have booked slot, out of which HSRPs have been affixed in 4,08,680 vehicles,” said Dipti Ranjan Patra, Joint Commissioner Transport, Technical.

“Old number plates are easy to tamper with and can be misused by thieves. However, the HSRP plates come with a non-removable snap-lock and are difficult to replace. These plates are tamper-proof and come with two non-reusable locks,” he added.

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