30 September 2019
Bhubaneswar: In view of the ensuing festive season the Transport department has relaxed High Security Registration Plates (HSRP) norms in Odisha from 1st to 31st October.
"....Considering difficulties faced by vehicle purchasers, manufacturers and dealers regarding affixation of HSRP on new vehicles before deliver during ensuing festive occasion, it was decided that on behalf of the purchaser, the dealer will file an application before the Registering Authority for registration of new vehicle along with an undertaking that he will get the HSRP affixed in place of non-HSRP number plate within thirty days from the date of registration,” said Transport Commissioner-cum-Chairman State Transport Authority (STA) Sanjeeb Panda in a letter addressed to all Regional Transport Officers on Monday.
The letter further says that the dealer can deliver the vehicle only after allotment of registration number by affixing non-HSRP number plate between 01.10.2019 to 31.10.2019 only as one time basis and failure to affix HSRP number plate by replacing non-HSRP number plate within thirty days by the dealer as undertaken, steps will be taken for cancellation of Trade Certificate.
The letter adds that no vehicle shall be delivered from 01.10.2019 to 31.10.2019 without affixing permanent non-HSRP number plate.
The STA has shared the information on twitter.