decided to issue e-challan to violators of rules and a
software will start functioning on a pilot basis in this
regard from Tuesday, an official said.
The system will gradually cover the entire city, Joint
Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Santosh Pandey said on
"The software was developed by the National
Informatics Centre (NIC). Cases registered through it will be
shown in the database throughout the country. Car documents
can be digitally seized and suspended," he said.
The existing traffic guard concept will also be
replaced with traffic circles, a source in the department
"The existing traffic beat concept is not available in
the e-Challan application. Now, the exact location of a
traffic violation will be available using a GPS-based
mechanism," the source said.
It is an android smartphone-based application for an
It will have a web-based traffic case disposal module
for the guard cashier and a web-based payment module for the
public. There will be a state-wide single virtual e-court
option as approved by the Supreme Court," he added.
According to the officer, no physical documents
related to the vehicles will be seized.
"Through this software, an officer can digitally lock
documents like driving license, registration certificate,
pollution certificate, insurance document," he said. PTI SCH