RTA rakes in over ₹43 lakh with auction of special vehicle numbers

Updated - May 22, 2024 01:10 pm IST

Published - May 21, 2024 07:54 pm IST - HYDERABAD

Telangana Road Transport Authority (RTA) raked in ₹43,70,284 by acutioning special numbers.

Telangana Road Transport Authority (RTA) raked in ₹43,70,284 by acutioning special numbers. | Photo Credit: NAGARA GOPAL

Auction of special numbers by the Road Transport Authority (RTA) raked in ₹43,70,284, with the highest bid pegged at ₹25,50,002.

The highest bid, made by Soni Transport Solutions, was for the registration number TG 09 9999. This was followed by a bid by Ramakrishna Yerramineni for the registration number TG 09 A 0006. The bid amount was ₹2,76,000.

Other bids were made for  TG 09 A 0005, TG 09 A 0019, TG 09 9799 and TG 09 A 0009. The bids were between ₹1,10,009 and ₹1,80,200.

Once registration number plates bearing ‘TG’, replacing ‘TS’ were launched, the Transport Department raked in upwards of ₹2.5 crore. As per data, Hyderabad district then had recorded revenue of ₹51,06,618, followed by Rangareddy district with ₹45,57,862 and Medchal-Malkajgiri district with ₹36,11,423.

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