LAHORE– The Punjab Safe Cities Authority (PSCA) has introduced long awaited facility of online E-Challan payment here today. Citizens can now pay their electronic challans online through the ePay mobile application. Inspector-General of Police Punjab Inam Ghani inaugurated the electronic challan online payment system at the Punjab Safe Cities Authority headquarters.
Chairman Punjab Information Technology Board, Azfar Manzoor and City Traffic Police Officer Lahore Syed Hammad Abid attended the ceremony.
Managing Director Rao Sardar Ali Khan and Chief Operating Officer Muhammad Kamran Khan briefed the participants about the online payment system of e-challan. It was briefed at the occasion that E Challans can now be paid through the mobile banking system of 23 banks, through internet banking of 18 banks, through the ATM service of 21 banks and through over the counter payment in 28 banks. It was also told that citizen can use Easy-Paisa, Jazz Cash, HBL Konnect, UBL Omni and TCS service to pay their e-challans.
IG Punjab Inam Ghani while addressing the ceremony said that online payment of e-challan would save citizens valuable time and help maintain social distance in Covid period. He said that the best police officers have been deployed in Safe City and the authority is helping in crime control and traffic management.
The IG Punjab said that Punjab Police was taking all possible measures for the convenience of the people and these initiatives will continue. He said that PUCAR-15, E-Service Centres and E-Challan online payment system are the best measures for the convenience of people.
On this occasion, IG Punjab suggested addition of QR code for payment of electronic challan and directed steps for its implementation. The Inspector-General directed that immediate payment of E-Challans of all vehicles should be ensured in the police besides other departments.
He said that all are equal in the eyes of law and everybody has to pay E-Challans in case of traffic rules’ violation.— PRESS RELEASE