0001 fetches Rs5.45 lakh at e-auction in Chandigarh

0007 goes for Rs2.89 lakh; Transport Dept nets Rs54 lakh from sale of vanity numbers

0001 fetches Rs5.45 lakh at e-auction in Chandigarh

The 0007 number was brought for Rs2.89 lakh against the reserve price of Rs30,000.

Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, July 16

The 0001 vehicle number of the CH01 CB series fetched Rs5.45 lakh against the reserve price of Rs50,000.

The 0007 number was brought for Rs2.89 lakh against the reserve price of Rs30,000. With the e-auction of vanity numbers, the Transport Department earned a revenue of Rs54 lakh.

The department today conducted an e-auction of vanity numbers of the new series, CH01 CB, and the leftover vanity/special registration numbers of previous series, including CH01 CA, CH01 BZ, CH01 BY, CH01 BX, CH01 BW, CH01 BV, CH01 BU, CH01 BT and CH01 BS. Those who purchased vehicles on a Chandigarh address were eligible to participate in the e-auction.

The 0002 number was bought for Rs1.05 lakh against the reserve price of Rs30,000, 0003 was sold for Rs2.09 lakh against the reserve price of Rs30,000, 0004 went for Rs72,000 against the reserve price of Rs30,000; 0005 for Rs1.10 lakh against the reserve price of Rs30,000; 0006 for Rs1.35 lakh, 0008 for Rs2.23 lakh and 0009 was auctioned for Rs2.20 lakh.

The successful bidders will be required to get their vehicles registered as well as deposit the bidding amount within a 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 or three months from the date of auction, whichever is earlier. Otherwise, the security amount will be forfeited on or after the expiry of the three-month period commencing from the date of the e-auction and the applicant will be debarred from participating in three consecutive auctions.

So far, the highest bid for 0001 was made in 2012 when a resident of Sector 44 bought it for the CH01 AP series for Rs26.05 lakh.

Top Stories

Punjab Bandh: Protests in 125 places across state; supply of essential commodities hit, major highways blocked

Punjab Bandh: Protests in 125 places across state; supply of essential commodities hit, major highways blocked

Markets, public transport remain shut as farmers protest far...

Vodafone wins Rs 20,000-crore tax arbitration case against government

Vodafone wins Rs 20,000-crore tax arbitration case against government

Govt's liability will be restricted to about Rs 75 crore in ...

Bihar to go to polls in 3 phases from Oct 28 to Nov 7

Bihar to go to polls in 3 phases from Oct 28 to Nov 7

Counting for all three phases will take place on November 10

DNA samples of 3 men killed in Shopian encounter match with families from Rajouri: J-K Police

DNA samples of 3 men killed in Shopian encounter match with families from Rajouri: J-K Police

The families of the three men claimed they worked as laboure...

Multani murder case: Former Punjab DGP Sumedh Singh Saini moves SC for quashing of FIR

Multani murder case: Former Punjab DGP Sumedh Singh Saini moves SC for quashing of FIR

On September 15, SC had grants him protection from arrest ti...

Cities

View All