‘0001’ fetches Rs 11.20 lakh in Chandigarh

RLA earns record Rs 1.43 cr from e-auction of fancy numbers

‘0001’ fetches Rs 11.20 lakh in Chandigarh

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, November 8

The vehicle registration number ‘0001’ in the new CH01CG series fetched the highest bidding price of Rs11.20 lakh during an e-auction of fancy numbers conducted by the Registering and Licensing Authority (RLA) here today.

Another number, ‘CH01-CG-0005’, received the second-highest bidding price of Rs5.03 lakh. It was followed by ‘CH01-CF-0009’, which was auctioned for Rs5.02 lakh. Considered to be lucky, the registration number 0007 was auctioned for Rs4.63 lakh, 0003 for Rs4.41 lakh, 0002 for Rs2.80 lakh, 9999 for Rs2.66 lakh, 0006 for Rs2.36 lakh, 7777 for Rs2.30 lakh and 0004 for Rs2.27 lakh. Meanwhile, 0008 sold for Rs2.01 lakh and 0010 for Rs1.06 lakh.

The RLA earned a total revenue of Rs1,43,84,000 from the e-auction of fancy numbers of the new series, CH01-CG, held today, along with the re-auction of leftover numbers of the previous series — CH01CF, CH01CE, CH01CD, CH01CC, CH01CB, CH01CA, CH01BZ, CH01-BY, CH01-BX, CH01-BW, CH01-BV, CH01-BU, CH01-BT and CH01-BS.

Pradhuman Singh, in-charge, RLA, said the total revenue from the auction of new series and the leftover numbers of previous series this time had been the highest so far. The RLA had earned the revenue of Rs1,10,66,000 from the e-auction of fancy numbers of the CH01-CF series and the leftover previous series and Rs1,15,72,000 from the e-auction of special numbers of the CH01-CE series and the re-auction of leftover numbers of the previous series.

The successful bidders will be required to get their vehicles registered as well as deposit the bidding amount within one month from the date of auction, failing which a penalty of 10 per cent as well as interest at the rate of 10 per cent on the balance amount will be charged till the date of payment.

Only owners who had purchased the vehicles on a Chandigarh address were allowed to participate in the e-auction.

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