Vehicle registrations decline for 2 consecutive years in Nagaland
Dimapur, Nov. 10 (EMN): Nagaland recorded 3, 71,010 vehicle registrations from 2017 till date (2021) with a total revenue collection of INR 8,33,97,20,360 (approximately INR 8.33 billion), according to Vahan — national vehicle registry created by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.
According to the latest update, the number of vehicle registrations in 2017 was 28,210; 33,945 in 2018, which saw a growth of 20.33%; 29,165 in 2019 with a decline of 14.08% and 16,187 in 2020 with a drastic decline of 44.50%.
The number of vehicles registered in the state as on November 10, 2021 was 19,038.
As per the record, a total of 22,714 permits have been issued in the state till date.
The Regional Transport Office (RTO) with top five registrations in the state, as per the Vahan record, are Kohima with 1,53,028; Dimapur, 1,05,904; Mokokchung, 51,066; Phek, 18,666; and Tuensang, 17,206.
However, the transport commissionerate recorded the highest number of permits issued with 15,295, followed by Dimapur with 4,964; Kohima, 1155; Mokokchung, 587; and Wokha, 270.
The revenue collection in 2021 was the highest while 2020 recorded a decline of 17.92%.
Since 2017, the revenue collection growth has increased, with the highest growth seen in 2018 with 24.35%. The record of vehicle permits also saw a decline of 28.72% in 2020.
Moreover, it stated that there was a decline in vehicle registration, revenue collection and permit issued in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.