Fancy Vehical Number Auction: Himachali Also Crazy About VIP Numbers, Two Numbers Of 0001 Series Sold For 21 Lakhs


There is enthusiasm among people to get VIP number. Himachal government has earned an income of Rs 21.50 lakh from two VIP numbers alone.

VIP Number – Photo: Diary Times

VIP Number – Photo: Diary Times

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Reported & Written By Kumud Sharma, Diary Times, Shimla, March 11: Himachalis are also very crazy about VIP numbers for their vehicles. Himachal government earned Rs 21.50 lakh in the e-auction of two numbers of 0001 series. Theog RLA (Registration and Licensing Authority) number of Shimla has been sold for Rs 12.50 lakh, while the Swarghat RLA number of Sri Naina Devi has been sold for Rs 9 lakh. Himachal Transport Department has started e-auction of VIP numbers from the month of May last year. Himachal Transport Department has earned more than Rs 10 crore from e-auction of VIP numbers.

The number HP09D-0001 issued for Theog RLA has been acquired by Anil, son of Late Deepram by bidding Rs 12.50 lakh. HP91-0001 issued for Swarghat RLA was acquired by Amit Pal Singh Grewal by bidding Rs 9 lakh. A total of 90 bidders participated in both the bids. Bidding started at Rs 6 lakh instead of the minimum price of Rs 5 lakh. After this it proceeded with Rs 50,000.

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Successful bidders will have to deposit their outstanding amount within three days by 13th March. Himachal Transport Department will now release 0001 series numbers for e-auction for RLAs of other districts of Himachal Pradesh after a week. Himachal Transport Department had started e-auction for fancy numbers a week ago on its official website E-auction was conducted on Sunday and the results were declared at 5 pm. The minimum bid for these numbers was Rs 5 lakh. Bidders joined the e-auction after depositing Rs 1.50 lakh. The initial registration was kept at Rs 2000.

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There is enthusiasm among people to get VIP number. Himachal government has earned an income of Rs 21.50 lakh from two VIP numbers alone. Other VIP numbers will also be restored for e-auction in the coming days.

-Naresh Thakur, Secretary, State Transport Authority

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Kumud Sharma

Kumud Sharma is the First Well-Known Female Journalist of the Journalism World of Himachal Pradesh. I am the Founder, Editor in Chief, Managing Director, Promoter of Diary Times. As a Female Journalist, With My Experience of More Than Nine Years, I Tell You Every News of Himachal Pradesh From The Ground Level With Absolutely Accurate and Correct Information, Be it the Politics of Himachal Pradesh or the Ground Reality, My Perspective On Every News Will Give You Assurance. I Assure You That Every News of Mine Will Comply With the Expertise and Fact Checking Policy.


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