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Odisha Earns Rs 5.45 Crore From Auction Of Fancy Numbers, Advance Booking


03 October 2019

OMMCOM NEWS


Bhubaneswar: The State Government has earned revenue of Rs 5.45 crore from auction of fancy numbers and advance booking of vehicle registration numbers by the owners of 5389 vehicles during the first six months of the current financial year starting from April 1 to September 30, 2019.

As per the data received from the State Transport Authority, Odisha, Rs 1.07 crore has been earned from auction of 338 numbers and Rs 4.38 earned from advance booking of 5051 numbers. RTO Bhubaneswar-I has collected highest revenue of Rs 1.04 crore followed by RTO Cuttack (63 lakhs) and ARTO Barbil (46 lakhs).

The Transport Department of Odisha has introduced 'Fancy Registration Number' online auction and 'Advance Registration Number' booking system through online since June 2016. The person intending to participate in the online auction shall have to register his/her name & select the choice number during bid registration period from 1st to 7th of each month. The online bidding is open from 8th to 15th of the month and the highest bidder is allotted the number.

Online auction is available for 61 notified numbers in four categories:

i) 0001, 0009 (base price Rs 1,00,000)

ii) 0002, 0003, 0004, 00050006, 0007, 0008, 0011, 0786, 1111, 1234, 7777, 9999 (base price Rs 60,000)

iii) 1000, 2222, 3333, 4444, 5000. 5555, 6666, 7000, 8055, 8888, 9000 (base price Rs 40,000)

iv) 0010, 0012, 0022, 0033, 0055, 0066, 0070, 0077, 0090, 0099, 0100, 0101, 0111, 0123, 0222, 0333, 0555, 0707, 0777, 0909, 0999, 1001, 2000, 2020, 3000, 4000, 5050, 6000, 7007, 7700, 8000, 8008, 9009, 9090, 9900 (base price Rs 20,000)

The owners can book choice number other than the fancy numbers in advance throughout the month on first come first serve basis for Rs 5,000 for two Wheelers and Rs 10,000 for vehicles other than two wheelers.

For both 'Auction' and 'Advance Booking' processes, the owner has to open 'Fancy Number Booking' link under 'Online Services' in https://parivahan.gov.in website. The successful bidder in case of auction and the owner with advance booking number shall have to produce the sale document along with the booking receipt for registration within 30 days of booking to the concerned registering authority for assignment of vehicle number.