The e-Auction App and Web Portal, developed by the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) in collaboration with the Punjab Excise and Taxation Department, has so far registered more than 2.6 lakh aspirants since August 2020 to obtain attractive vehicle numbers.
This emerged during a progress review meeting chaired by PITB Chairman Faisal Yousaf here at Arfa Software Technology Park (ASTP).It was informed during the meeting that applications of more than 1 lakh 74 thousand people have been approved while about 1 lakh 20 thousand vehicle numbers have also been sold under the system till date.
On this occasion, PITB Chairman Faisal Yousaf said that the system has also been linked to e-Pay Punjab for the payment of fees while the department has so far collected more than Rs. 550 Million in revenue.The chair further stated that the e-Auction App and Web Portal has enabled people to secure attractive car numbers online from the comfort of their own homes. The system includes auctions of cars, motorcycles, commercial vehicle number plates. Details of the winning bidders can also be viewed on the system. The facility of tax calculator and vehicle verification has also been provided as part of the the online system.