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VIP vehicle number for sale: RTO Jaipur makes Rs 4.11 lakh for ‘007’

‘0001’ sold for Rs 1.51 lakh.

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May 15, 2018, 10:53 am

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Jaipur: Cars and bikes are getting expensive with each passing day, but the craze for VIP registration number is still there among people. RTO auctioned VIP registration number for cars and bikes when it received more than one application for each of these numbers. The auction was held at RTO building in Jaipur’s Jhalana area on Tuesday. RTO earned revenue of Rs 6.24 lakh by auctioning VIP registration number of vehicles.

A vehicle owner paid Rs 4.11 lakh for RJ-14 ZC 0007.

Other numbers which were auctioned include RJ – 14 ZC 0001 (for Rs 1.51 lakh) and RJ 14 ZC 0099 (for Rs 62,000).

The most expensive VIP number ever sold in Jaipur was RJ 14 CP 0001. It was bought by one Rahul Taneja for Rs 10.31 lakh four years ago.

If you want to buy a VIP number for your car or bike, you have to apply for the number at RTO. If there are more than one application for a particular number in a series, RTO auctions it.

First published: April 13, 2017
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