Government releases new registration series for seamless transfer across the states
New Delhi : The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has notified that they will be introducing a new registration series for new vehicles Bharat series (BH-series).
The owners of such vehicles will not require a new registration mark in case they change their state to another.
It also said, “This facility will be available on voluntary basis to Defence personnel, employees of Central & State Govt; Central and State PSUs; and private sector companies having their offices in 4 or more States/UTs."
Announcing the new registration plate, the government notified that with this vehicle owners will be free from re-registering the vehicle when they shift their residence from one state to another.
“Station relocation occurs with both Government and private sector employees. Such movements create a sense of unease in the minds of much employees with regard to transfer of registration from the parent state to another state as, under section 47 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, a person is allowed to keep the vehicle for not more than 12 months in any state other than the state where the vehicle is registered, but a new registration with the new state-registering authority has to be made within the stipulated time of 12 months," the ministry said.
It further said that 2 per cent extra charge will be levied for diesel vehicles, while electric vehicles will be charged 2 per cent less tax.