Since the Bengaluru Traffic Police announced a 50% discount on fines levied for traffic offences, violators have started pouring into the city’s Traffic Management Centers in large numbers to pay the fines. Many city residents used the online payment option to pay their penalties. The government has received 13.8 crore rupees in just two days.
Details about Bengalureans paid close to 14 crore in just two days after a 50% discount on traffic penalties was announced
If the pending traffic challans are paid by February 11th, the traffic authorities will offer a 50% discount. Numerous individuals have since flooded the traffic offices.
As of Saturday evening, Rs 13,81,13,621 had been collected, and 4,77,298 cases had been resolved, according to information released by the government. On Friday, around Rs 5.6 crore was raised, and on Saturday, more than Rs 8 crore was raised. It’s anticipated that there will be a significant rush at the offices starting on Monday.
Pushpa VS, the undersecretary of the Karnataka Transport Department, gave the order to grant the discount.
“Outstanding traffic penalties have been operationalized with a 50% discount. We kindly ask everyone to take advantage of this opportunity to pay any outstanding traffic penalties. Visit the closest Traffic Police stations, use the PayTM App, or the KarnatakaOne website to view and pay fines “the traffic police in Bengaluru made an announcement.
Over two crore e-challan cases with a potential fine of Rs 500 crores in the city, according to Dr MA Saleem, Special Commissioner of Police (Traffic).
In the meantime, the traffic police declared last week that riders on two-wheelers who are not wearing helmets will henceforth incur repeated fines in the city as they pass through each junction equipped with automated number plate recognition (ANPR) cameras.
A rider without a helmet who passes through three junctions with cameras will receive three fine receipts for Rs. 500 each, for a total fine of Rs. 1,500.