Bagmati Province government started online tax payment system for all the vehicles today.

Amidst a programme organised at province headquarters, Hetauda, Chief Minister Dormani Poudel launched online tax payment system of the vehicles. He entered the payment details of a service seeker and launched the online system.

Addressing the programme, the CM said his government had managed and made the major source of government income safe and secure making tax payment system online. He announced to develop Bagmati Province as a digital province.

"We have developed the online system to make the tax paying system easy and free from middlemen," he added.

Of the total vehicles plying the roads across the country, 47 per cent of them operate in Bagmati Province. "More than 1.6 million vehicle owners can pay the tax online," said Bagmati Province's Minister of Physical Infrastructure Development Nabin Kumar Singh.

Minister Singh claimed that vehicle riders would not have to carry their blue books as they would receive payment details and QR code from the online system. Secretary at the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure Development Sanjiw Parajuli urged the service seekers to enter details of their vehicles and pay the tax online.

A version of this article appears in the print on July 24 2021, of The Himalayan Times.