Come April 1, 2019, every single engine vehicle will be fitted with sealed, high security enrollment plates (HSRP). This HSRP or third number plate will be fitted within the windshield of each new produced vehicle by the vehicle makers themselves. It will likewise be put on the upper left corner of the number plates both at the front and back with a laser-marking of a changeless recognizable proof number with at least 10 digits into the intelligent sheeting on the base left of the enlistment plate. The HSRP will accompany a chromium-based multi dimensional image sticker, subtleties of enrolling expert, enlistment number, laser-marked perpetual number and motor number. The HSRP will be to such an extent that once its taken out, it should be annihilated so as to maintain a strategic distance from burglary.
The third number plate will likewise have shading coding for the fuel utilized in the vehicle. The shading coding is done so as to distinguish dirtying vehicles from the non-contaminating ones. CNG and petroleum vehicles will have light blue plates while the diesel ones will have orange plates. This number plate’s cost will be comprehensive in the last MRP of the vehicle which implies, the vehicle sellers approved to do this errand can’t approach clients to pay additional for this number plate.
For existing vehicles, the sellers of the vehicle producers should join such plates, provided by the vehicle makers, on old vehicles subsequent to putting the enrollment mark. These enrollment plates will be connected to the administration’s Vaahan database and will be novel to every vehicle.
The Supreme Court had requested the take off of HSRPs in 2005 after the 2002 Parliament assault in which vehicle altering was included by fear based oppressors. Inspite of SC’s requests, few states like Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra did not actualize it. On 6 December, 2018, the Government of India issued a notice in the Gazette of India under the Motor Vehicle Act for the execution of HSRP. The warning means to alter the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989, in exercise of the forces given by segment 10 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988.
Reacting on the issue, The Supreme Court clarified that the Center does not have any capacity to issue such a request or principle and this must be executed by the State governments. The SC has guided states to actualize the standards in the wake of choosing a solitary seller who might be in charge of this intensive methodology.
Street Transport and Highways serve Nitin Gadkari disclosed to PTI that this move will profit the buyers and the enlistment or the number plate will have 15 years of certification. This new plan is an immense help to vehicle proprietors as they won’t confront any badgering and there will be an across the country execution of the request. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has embraced this plan after a great deal of thought, protest and recommendations from general society.