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Ganjam Police starts using digital system to collect MV fines

Press Trust of India  |  Berhampur (Odisha) 

The has started using the digital system for collection of from the offenders of motor vehicles rules in district, a senior officer said Friday.

The system has been introduced in two station areas - Chhatrapur and Hinjili - on a pilot basis, of Police, Ganjam, Brijesh Rai said.

The system will be gradually introduced in all police stations across the district soon, the SP said.

With the introduction of this system, the violators can pay amount at any of the payment gateways. Besides cash payment, they can pay through credit or debit card or deposit in the concerned regional transport office (RTO) within a month by taking

If the offender fails to pay the fine amount within the stipulated time period, the vehicle involved can be seized, police said.

The system will maintain transparency in imposition of fines on violators. The device is linked to the website of Ministry of Road Transport, they said.

Police said would also be issued to the owners of vehicle based on the video footage and photographs of violation records like overloading, of illegal materials like contrabands on These facilities are available in devices, police added.

On the first day of introduction of the system on Thursday, we have collected around Rs 7,200 fine from 55 vehicles, said In-Charge of Hinjili Police Station, Prasant Kumar Sahoo on Friday.

The transport department had introduced the system in the state from November 1, last year. But the device of issuing the e-challan was used by the transport officers only so far in the district.

In the last one month, (RTO) S K Biswal said they had issued around 2,200 to the MV offenders in the district. After handing over two devices to the police, now they have six such devices to collect the MV fines, he said.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 12:15 IST