Centralized National Registry for transport, maintained by the Ministry of Road
Transport and Highways through National Informatics Centre (NIC) comprises
approximately 25 crore vehicle registration records and approximately 15 crore
driving licence records.
collected by providing access to VAHAN and SARATHI database is Rs 65 crore till
a written question in Rajya Sabha Union Minister for Road Transport
and Highways Nitin J Gadkari informed that the revenue collected by the
Government by providing access to VAHAN and SARATHI database is Rs 65 crore
till date. He further informed that the Government has provided access to 32 Government
entities and 87 private entities.
He said, the
Ministry has provided ‘Bulk Data Sharing Policy & Procedure’ for sharing
certain fields in bulk data of vehicle registration. The organization seeking
bulk data can obtain the data with an amount of Rs. three crore for the FY
institutions to get the data for research only for Rs 5 lakh only for FY
institutions can obtain the data only for research purposes and for internal
use only and are provided the bulk data one time on payment of an amount of Rs.
five lakh only for the FY 2019-20.
The Minister said,
the Government has linked VAHAN and SARATHI with stolen vehicles data from
National Crime Record Bureau.