Embossed number plates in vehicles made mandatory from mid-July

KATHMANDU: The government has decided to take action against vehicles not getting embossed number plates installed. The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) has issued a public notice stating to take legal actions against the vehicle owners in Bagmati and Gandaki provinces if they embossed number plates are not installed in their vehicles by mid-July this year.

The DoTM has instructed all vehicles in these regions to get embossed number plates for their vehicles from the Transport Management Office in Ekantakuna, Lalitpur and Department’s office in Gurjudhara.

According to DoTM Director General Namraj Ghimire, vehicle owners have been informed not to delay the installation of the embossed number plates.

DoTM has made embossed number plates mandatory in all provinces except for Province 1. However, the Department has not prepared the necessary infrastructure to regulate and inspect the embossed number plates, sparking protests from vehicle owners.

Interestingly, the government has not prepared the necessary technology and equipment for the use of embossed number plates and the necessary infrastructure including data center, control room, satellite connection, RFID sticker, readable device and towers.

Fiscal Nepal |
Sunday June 5, 2022, 03:45:15 PM |

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