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Noida Traffic Police recovers ₹ 14.76 crore in challan in 2019; almost 2K people fined daily

Almost 2,000 people were fined for traffic violations in Noida everyday in 2019 and Rs 14.76 crore was recovered from them in penalties, leading to a whopping 532 per cent increase in revenue collection compared to 2018, according to official data.

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Noida Updated on: January 02, 2020 19:27 IST
Revenue from fines for traffic violations rose by 532 percent in 2019 in Noida
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Revenue from fines for traffic violations rose by 532 percent in 2019 in Noida 

Almost 2,000 people were fined for traffic violations in Noida every day in 2019 and Rs 14.76 crore was recovered from them in penalties, leading to a whopping 532 per cent increase in revenue collection compared to 2018, according to official data. Altogether 6,99,708 vehicle owners were issued challans from January till December last year for violating road traffic rules across the Gautam Buddh Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh adjoining Delhi, the Noida Traffic Police stated.

The number of challans issued in 2019 was 22.56 per cent more than 2018, when 5,70,908 vehicle owners were booked for violations, the police data said.

In 2016, fines were issued to 1,47,143 vehicles and in 2017, 1,58,849 were booked for violations, the police said. In 2019, Rs 14.76 crore were recovered in penalties from violators as the revenue showed 532 per cent growth in collections from 2018 when Rs 2.77 crore were recovered in dues, it added. The revenue collection from challans in 2016 was Rs 1.86 crore, while it stood at Rs 2.77 crore in 2017, according to the data. 

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