New Delhi: The No Objection Certificate (NOC), mandatory for sale-purchase of second-hand vehicles, will now be available from over four lakh Common Services Centres (CSC) across India. CSC, an SPV under the Ministry of Electronics & IT, has partnered with the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) to make this service available pan-India. This service will help citizens to access the NOC from the nearest CSC.Also Read - India Saw 418 Suicides Daily in 2020, Maharashtra Tops The List With Near 20,000. How Other States Fared?

The NCRB has requested state governments to integrate CCTNS services with Digital Seva Portal so that these can be delivered and made accessible to citizens through the network of CSC. The CSC will also create awareness about these services in the community they operate. Also Read - On Average 80 Murders, 77 Rape Cases in India Daily in 2020: NCRB Report | Top Points

CSC SPV Managing Director Dr Dinesh Tyagi said: “There is a growing market for pre-owned vehicles for personal and commercial use. Mobility is an important part of commercial and entrepreneurial activities. Our extensive network of CSCs can capitalise on this demand and provide NOCs to vehicle owners. Citizens, particularly in rural areas, can benefit from this partnership as they don’t have to travel long distances to visit NCRB offices and can get NOC from their nearest CSC.” Also Read - Kejriwal Govt Launches 33 ‘Faceless’ RTO Services: Here’s How to Avail Online Facilities | Follow Step-by-step Guide

How will the system work?

“To extend this service to citizens, CSC Digital Seva Portal will relate to Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS). CSC VLEs will use the vehicle matching facility of this service to search vehicle details and generate NOC by providing Registration Number, Chassis Number and Engine Number,” he added.

Vehicle NOC: Important things to know

  • Vehicle NOC allows citizens to ascertain the status of a vehicle before they go for second-hand purchase.
  • The NOC certificate shows whether the vehicle for sale is in the police records for any reason.
  • An NOC is also mandatorily required by the RTO before the transfer of ownership.
  • With this partnership, citizens can visit their nearest CSC and easily generate and download the NOC, required by the RTO.