The universal registration number is in which a government issues a registration number for vehicles from a centralized database. Before universal registration number, the vehicle registration numbers or number plates were issued city based numbers and it took a long time to get a number plate.
With a universal registration number, the Provincial Government of Punjab will issue a centralized number to the vehicles of Punjab. These Universal number plates will be equipped with the latest security features and can be detectable with safe city cameras. This will enhance the security of vehicles and it will also facilitate the departments of security and other tax collection departments.
With the universal registration number plate, security departments would be able to easily get data of any vehicle in Punjab. The tax collection departments will be able to get more revenue with universal registration numbers. The safe city cameras will be able to detect and collect all information about the vehicle which will have a universal registration number plate.
Today 29 October 2020 an agreement was signed between the excise and taxation department Punjab and the national radio and telecommunication department for issuance of vehicle universal registration number plates. The agreement was signed in Chief minister Punjab’s office to issue the universal registration numbers. CM Punjab was the Chief Guest of this ceremony of the agreement for the issuance of universal registration number plates.
Director-General Rao Shakeel Ur Rehman from excise and taxation department Punjab and General manager marketing of National Radio and Telecommunication department signed the agreement.
The problem of Security features and standardized number plates of the vehicles was concluded well with this agreement.
This agreement on a G to G basis will prove to resolve the persistent problem of issuance and supply of number plates.
With the saving of Government expenditures, this agreement will provide an easy facility to the public of Punjab told by CM Punjab Usman Buzdar.
CM Punjab told that soon the Government of Punjab is going to provide the number plates at doorsteps of the vehicle owners.
Auction of the Golden number has made online this will help collect more revenue by the revenue department.
All tax collections of excise department are made online through epay. In the current year, 5 Billion rupees were collected through epay.
To facilitate applicants online appointment system is introduced to book appointments for registration and other relevant issues.
Biometric system will soon be launched for the registration of vehicles.
Security features and standardized number plates of vehicles are introduced to implement law and order.