The introduction of High Security Registration Plate (HSRP) was made mandatory vide amended Rule 50 of the Central motor vehicles rules, 1989 on 28-03-2001 by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highway (MoRTH) vide various notification No. from time to time as mentioned below :
HSRP will have high quality retro reflective sheeting which is laminated and embossed. This sheeting provides excellent conspicuity during day time and offer high reflectivity in the night. By virtue of reflective sheeting the vehicle is visible from a minimum distance of 200 meters in night.
Prevents Counterfeiting. These chromium based holograms are Hot-Stamped on the Registration plate to withstand the inclemency of the weather for many years; the hologram carries the image of ’CHAKRA’ as notified by the Govt. of India.
This is engraved on the left hand side just below the words IND with laser. This is a sequential identification of individual license plates across the country. It is laser engraved below the top surface of the reflective sheet and hence cannot be erased. This number is attached to the existing data of a particular vehicle in the Govt’s Database. This number also helps in verifying the genuineness of the plate.
The embossed Alpha-Numerals and Borders are Hot-stamped with this special Black coloured foil on which ‘INDIA’ is inscripted. There is no need to paint or screen-print the Registration plate after application of this special foil. This foils adds to the security against counterfeiting.
This is a self-destructive, adhesive sticker with Chromium based hologram which is pasted on wind screen. It contains all information pertaining to a vehicle like :
The snap lock is the external fastening device replacing the normal bolting procedure for the License Plate to the vehicle body. Once the HSRP is installed using snap lock, it cannot be removed unless the snap lock is destroyed.