Transparency in MVD
Lot of steps are been taken by the authorities at different levels in the State administration to make the official wings of the government responsive to the needs of time to the needs of general public. In the past few weeks under Governor’s administration many steps have been taken to make the administration transparent and responsive to the needs of public. In this direction recently, Motor Vehicles Department shifted from the existing manual system of allotment of registration number to the software-based allotment of registration numbers through a process of randomization.
The registration numbers for vehicles purchased after 5th July 2018 would be allotted through a software-based randomization process, the officials told media. The numbers from within the series will be randomized with the help of a special module integrated with the Vahan 4.0 software and will be allotted to a newly purchased vehicle during registration. Earlier registration numbers were allotted serially through a manual process” informed the Transport Commissioner. The randomization of registration numbers shall completely eliminate human intervention from the process. This will also result in foolproof and efficient disposal of the registration process, and eliminate scope of corruption.
Under the new system, while randomization shall be the basic rule, the Department, has also kept a provision for allotting “Choice Numbers” on payment of prescribed fees. Any vehicle owner intending to get a Registration Number of her choice will have to apply for the number and if the number is available, it will be allotted on the first-come-first-serve basis through a completely online process.
The documents submitted by the customers and the File prepared at Dealer’s end is already being electronically transmitted to the concerned Registering Authority and there is no physical movement of files. This hassle-free, efficient and transparent system has resulted in great convenience to the general public as well as the automobile dealers.