Bhubaneswar, Oct 29: All the Regional Transport Offices (RTO) in the state will remain open from 3 pm to 5 pm on October 31 to facilitate the registrations of vehicles.
“As per Rule 42 of CMV Rules 1989, no dealer can deliver any motor vehicle without its registration and without affixing HSRP number plate. Since, there are 03 Government holidays from 30.10.2020 to 01.11.2020 (three days) on the occasion of Laxmi Puja, it might be difficult situation for the dealer to get their newly sold vehicle registered at RTO Offices,” said an order issued by the State Transport Authority.
However, in view of above it is hereby ordered that the Registration Section of all RTOs shall remain open for one day on October 31 from 03 PM to 05 PM to receive the registration documents from dealer and allotment of registration number, said the order.
The RTO shall make necessary roster arrangement accordingly and also shall intimate to all the dealers under their jurisdiction regarding such facility.
All RTOs are instructed to check the dealer premises and ensure that, no vehicle is delivered without registration and affixing HSRP. In case the dealer is delivering the vehicles without registration, without affixing HSRP, then steps shall be taken for cancellation or suspension of the trade license of the dealer.