In view of the concerns of the Coronavirus, keeping in view the convenience and time saving of the citizens, the inaugural ceremony of the test run of electronic traffic challan e-payment was held at CCPO Office. Done in Lahore. CCPO Lahore Zulfiqar Hameed, CTO Lahore Traffic Captain (Retd) Syed Hammad Abid, and DG Punjab Information Technology Board also attended the function.
CTO Lahore Syed Hamad Abid gave a briefing on Electronic Traffic Challan e-Payment System. The Zulfiqar Hameed the social distances to see the electronic ticket payment method while keeping the car was clear. Citizens will no longer have to line up at banks. In the case of traffic challan, citizens will be able to withdraw their documents on the spot by paying from a mobile phone, online, and ATM.
He said that most of the bank branches were closed due to Coronavirus and citizens were facing difficulties. The Lahore Police Chief said that initially electronic payment was being introduced in three traffic sectors. In the next few weeks, this range of the entire Lahore will be extended. Chief Traffic Officer Lahore Capt (retd) Syed Hamad Abid said that citizens can make electronic payments through ATM machines and online banking.
The constraints of manual payment are being removed by taking advantage of modern technology. Citizens can pay traffic challan from any bank and anywhere in the country and city. He said that electronic e-payment would eliminate the tout mafia and facilitate data collection. Electronic payments will eliminate financial irregularities and ensure transparency.
Syed Hamad Abid said that electronic payment will also facilitate real-time information. After the electronic payment system, a bar code system will be introduced. Citizens’ driving penalty system will be canceled for repeated traffic violations.