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Smart card being introduced instead of registration book: Mukesh Kumar Chawala

Karachi, August 22, 2016 (PPI-OT):Provincial Minister for Excise and Taxation Mukesh Kumar Chawala has said that smart card is being introduced in place of registration book for vehicles. It will not only be easy to carry it but it will also convenient to Excise and Taxation Department to maintain the data of vehicles and their owners. This he said while presiding over a meeting in his office. He said that introduction of smart card would not only eradicate the menace of fake registration books because these fake books were a big threat to law and order.

He added ‘to facilitate the owners of the vehicles, registration offices will be established on Khalid Bin Waleed Road, Toyota show room and Honda/ Suzuki. Excise officers will be assigned there that will make the process simple and reduce the corruption as well.’ The Excise Minister Chawala said that it would also reduce burden at Civic Centre. Physical verification and inspection of the vehicles would be done at these registration offices.

He said that the purpose of these steps were to facilitate the people and in current scenario it was a must to keep proper data of the vehicles and their owners to minimize the danger of terrorism. The Excise and Taxation Minister directed the officers to work hard and not to show any negligence in either case the strict departmental action would be taken against them.

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Government of Sindh
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