Refusing to give the go ahead to the Delhi Government’s plan for auction of fancy car registration numbers, Lieutenant-Governor Tejendra Khanna has asked it to seek suggestions and objections from the public before implementing the new proposal.
The Transport Department had sent the file to Mr. Khanna in August following an approval to the long-pending proposal by the Delhi Cabinet.
“We will now seek suggestions and objections from the stakeholders to the new policy,” said a senior official of the Transport Department.
As per the proposal, fancy registration numbers will be allotted for four-wheeled private vehicles through auction of available numbers of specified categories on fortnightly basis.
The department had kept a reserve price of Rs.5 lakh as minimum fee for the first category of VIP number with 0001 in each series.
The reserved fees for other single digit number from 0002 to 0009 has been fixed at Rs.3 lakh, while third category of double digit numbers like 0010 to 0099 has been be priced at Rs.2 lakh.
The minimum price for registration numbers such as 0786, 1000, 1111, 7777 and 9999 has also been priced at Rs.2 lakh.