Fresh tenders for high security number plates soon


DHNews Service, 19-03-2013 12:09:35


Write Comment     |     E-Mail To a Friend     |     Facebook     |     Twitter     |     Print


 
The transport department initiative to weed out fake number plates and maintain uniformity across the State will finally see the light of day. The department has called for fresh tenders for introduction of high security registration plates (HSRP).

Sources said the programme will be implemented under PPP model. The private partner will build the system, finance it, operate it before transferring it to the government. The private agency will be finalised with in two months. 

Though HSRP was in news from several year, it ran into controversy due to clash between the private stake holders and the State government when it came to implementation.

During year 2005, the department had stalled the tendering process after a company quoted three times the actual price.

A related case was also pending for long in the High Court before it was disposed off few years ago. However, last year, the HSRP in the State again met with problems as private parties and government were not able to come to a conclusion for bidding for the project.
In fact, HSRP is a fall out of the modification of Central Motor Vehicles Act to enforce installation of high-security registration plates in 2005 by the Centre.

Even though the rule is in place for many years, very few states have adopted it. It was in New Delhi where in the HSRP rules came in to existence. Under the system, the number plates will be tamper proof and uniformity as per national guidelines will be maintained. Andhra Pradesh too is implementing the HSRP system.

Sources said once the PPP partner is chosen, most of the commercial vehicles including auto rickshaws and buses will have to switch to new number plates within a year. It will be mandatory for new vehicles to adopt HSRP.

Write your Comments on this Article
Your Name
Native Place / Place of Residence
Your E-mail
Your Comment   You have characters left.
Security Validation
Enter the characters in the image above
    
Disclaimer: Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. Kemmannu.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.
Please note that under 66A of the IT Act, sending offensive or menacing messages through electronic communication service and sending false messages to cheat, mislead or deceive people or to cause annoyance to them is punishable. It is obligatory on kemmannu.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request. Hence, sending offensive comments using kemmannu.com will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will Kemmannu.com be held responsible.
Similarly, Kemmannu.com reserves the right to edit / block / delete the messages without notice any content received from readers.




Watch Video:Non-Resident Parishioners’ Day
View More

Congratulations to Prathiksha Shetty, KemmannuCongratulations to Prathiksha Shetty, Kemmannu
Congratulations to the winners of Panchayat Elections from Kemmannu Parish.Congratulations to the winners of Panchayat Elections from Kemmannu Parish.
Milarchi Lara December 2020Milarchi Lara December 2020
Flat for Rent at Gopalpura, Santhekatte, Udupi.Flat for Rent at Gopalpura, Santhekatte, Udupi.
Autobiography of Richard Carvalho, Barkur/Mumbai.Autobiography of Richard Carvalho, Barkur/Mumbai.
Contact on Going Residential ProjectAl Nayaab Residency, UdupiContact on Going Residential ProjectAl Nayaab Residency, Udupi
Choice Furniture vast household showroom opens at Santhekatte, KallianpurChoice Furniture vast household showroom opens at Santhekatte, Kallianpur
Focus Studio, Near Hotel Kidiyoor, UdupiFocus Studio, Near Hotel Kidiyoor, Udupi
Canara Beach Restaurant, Hoode/Bengre, Udupi.Canara Beach Restaurant, Hoode/Bengre, Udupi.
Delite Catering, SanthekatteDelite Catering, Santhekatte