Hyderabad Traffic Police e-challan Status Online

In this article you will find information about how to check pending e challan status against your vehicle for Hyderabad Cyberabad city. You will also learn on how to pay your pending e-challans online here. If you have been issued a e-challan for a traffic offense in Hyderabad and Cyberabad or anywhere in Telangana state then you will find the following boxes of information on your e-challan receipt. It will have

1. e-Challan Number – A unique number for the traffic challan issued to you.
2. Traffic Offense – The traffic violation committed by the vehicle.
3. Vehicle Owner Name – Name of the vehicle owner as per RTA database.
4. Date, Time and Place of Defiance – Date, Time Stamp and Place of Violation
5. Photo Proof of Disobedience – Photographic evidence of the violation
6. Traffic Fine Amount + User Charges – Fine amount plus the applicable user charges
7. Traffic PS Limits – The traffic police station under whose jurisdiction the traffic violation occurred and the challan was raised.

You need to enter your Motor Vehicle number as it is displayed in the Registration Card (RC) including all zeros. Precise format of entering the number plate of the vehicle is mentioned below. 

Proper format for entering the Vehicle Number below is : AP09AB0009
Erroneous formats are: AP09AB009, AP09AB09, AP9AB9
Please enter you vehicle no on the below link to check your e-challan

e Challan Hyderabad

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Procedure to Pay Traffic Challan Online
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Note: E-Challan Site is down on some occasions. +Traffic Police 

Learn More about about e-Challan below

What is e-Challan?

e-Challan from Traffic Police is an electronic form of Traffic Challan which is generated on the basis of Traffic Violations committed by a Road User captured on camera. e-Challan is backed by a photographic evidence which a vehicle owner can request from Traffic Police to ascertain his violation. eChallan copy with details after generation is sent to the address available against the vehicle in RTA database. There are two types of traffic challans generated across Hyderabad . One is e-Challan and the other is Spot Challan, you can find the difference here.

e-Challan Traffic Fine Rates

e-Challan fine rates are not different from a normal spot challan which a user has to pay. At ocassions a Spot Challan can be more depending on the number of sections of violation a road user has committed. Every traffic fine is accompanied with the sections under the Motor Vehicle Act which a user has violated. You can find all traffic fine rates and sections under which a vehicle is fined here.
e-Challan Generation
Hyderabad and Cyberabad Traffic Police make use of various ways to capture the traffic violations on road on camera. As mentioned earlier that a photographic evidence is required for generating e-challan, which makes it necessary to use latest available technologies to take the snap of a road user in action. There are 6 methods used for this which are mentioned here.
e Challan Photo Proof Check

A road user who has been issued e-Challan can request for a photographic evidence of the traffic violation from Hyderabad or Cyberabad Traffic Police. Since the system and technology adopted by the traffic police is evolving, the facility to view these traffic violation images online is only available for e-challans generated after 1-May-2013. If you have a pending e-challan which has been issued before 1-May-2013 then you have to visit the traffic police station which is mentioned in the e-challan or as mentioned against your e-challan to check the photo proof of the violation.

Android App
Hyderabad Traffic Police has also provided a facility to check echallan through an Android App which allows you to also register for alerts. This will allow you to get an alert whenever your vehicle gets an traffic challan. Online payment of the traffic challan can also be done through this app. You can download this app by searching for e challan in google play store. As the app kept changing and the old app was removed we have removed the link to the app.
Legal Action against Citizens with Pending e-Challans
eChallans have a long pendency and many road users do not pay them due to various factors. Many of them are unaware of the challans because of the following reasons:
1. Difference in Address at RTO and the present address due to shifting
2. Sale of Vehicle

While the above two reasons are the main reasons because of which a road user is unable to receive e-challan others do not pay them on time. Hyderabad Traffic Police has initiated legal action by approaching the court to identify repeat violators who do not pay traffic fines even after repeated reminders. Many such violators have been prosecuted and have been fined even more by the court. You can find more information at this link. Some repeat traffic offenders have also been jailed.

Traffic Challan User Charges

You will find another charge which is added to your total amount above. This is User or Service Charge which the Traffic Police applies to every e-Challan and is irrespective of the Traffic Rule disobeyed by a motorist. You can find further information on the User charges breakup here.

Motor Vehicle Act Sections

Everything apart eChallan is an innovative concept as it does not disrupt vehicle movement while still ensuring that a traffic violation on road gets penalized. You can experience the difference on road when a congestion on road is due to Traffic Police Personnel stopping a vehicle on road with heavy traffic for checking and issuing a traffic challan when compared to an e-challan which will not only captures the moral disrespect for the rule but also ensures that other commuters are not inconvenienced. This format has its limitation and it cannot generated challan receipt for every traffic rule you do not follow. Following is the list of Motor Vehicle Act which are covered under e-Challan.
a. No Parking 
b. Over Speed 
c. Stop Line
d. Wrong U Turn
e. Wrong Side Driving
f. Incorrect Number Plate
Some of the other traffic rules which are document related such as RC, DL, PUC related are not covered here.
Online and Offline Payment of e-Challan
Traffic Police has come with various methods using which a citizen can pay e-challan. At the time of writing this article a road user could pay e-challan through Netbanking, Credit/Debit Card and Cash. A citizen can also pay e-challan by swiping his Credit/Debit card on the road at the POS machine available with Traffic Personnel. This makes it easier for citizens to pay there e-challans anywhere in the city. You can learn on how to pay it online step by step at here.

News about e-Challan and Systems introduced by Hyderabad and Cyberabad Traffic Police

Cops to Slap Photo-linked E-Challan on Traffic Rule Violators Soon

Integrated E-Challan System Launched by Hyderabad Traffic Police

e-Challan System Launched by Hyderabad and Cyberabad Police

Hyderabad and Cyberabad Police together launched Integrated e-Challan system on Friday, 9th January 2015. This marks a significant move and shift from having separate systems where both Hyderabad and Cyberabad used to issue e-challans separately on vehicles violating traffic rules in the respective areas of Hyderabad and Cyberabad. The collection of the e challan was also done by each Police department differently in there own areas only.

e Challan Hyderabad and Cyberabad
E Challan System for Hyderabad and Cyberabad

Launch of Integrated e Challan
e Challan Launch

e Challan System
In Traffic Police enforcement e Challan is a way enforcing traffic fines for violation of traffic rules. In e challan a physical copy of the challan is not issued on the spot but a digital e challan is generated based on a photographic evidence. While all traffic violations are not covered by e challan many of them which can be proven with a photograph are included in this type of enforcement for traffic rules. 

Some of the traffic violations for which e-challan is generated at Hyderabad and Cyberabad are

1. Wrong Side Driving/ One Way Violation/ U Turn Violation
2. Mobile Driving
3. Speed Limit Violation
4. Signal Jumping
5. Parking Violation
6. Overloaded Vehicle/Triple Driving
7. Stop Line Violation
8. Vehicle Number Plate

In general any violation with regards to the driving skills is or can be issued a e-challan on the basis of the photograph. Violation with regards documents are not covered under it except valid insurance violation for which Cyberabad Traffic Police has started issuing e challan.

E Challan for Insurance
Cyberabad Traffic Police in one of its first initiatives in India has integrated there e-challan system with the database of Insurance Regulatory Authority of India to issue ticket to vehicles who do not renew there Vehicle Insurance on time. Such vehicle are automatically issued a traffic challan.

Spot Challan System
As we move ahead most of the traffic police India wants to do away with the system of spot challan. In this system vehicles are stopped for any violation with regards to driving and also checked for any violation of traffic rules with regards to documents. Hyderabad Traffic Police and Cyberabad Traffic Police have almost done away with the system of Spot Challan and majority of the traffic violations in both cities are now issued a e-challan. Collection of e-challan has also been made cashless. This is to bring in transparency and reduce instances of corruption on roads.

Hyderabad Police and Cyberabad Police
Hyderabad Police and Cyberabad Police operate as separate bodies when it comes to implementation of Law and Order. This was done to provide better policing at both the areas. Hyderabad has a higher population than Cyberabad while Cyberabad is almost 10 times bigger than Hyderabad. Integration of e-challan and the launch of a system which functions seamlessly at both the commissionerates ensures that a traffic violator in one area does not seek refuge in the other area.

How does your life of a commuter change with this?
Launch of this system ensures that citizens of Hyderabad and Cyberabad can expect more transparency and do not have to check there e-challan at two places. It also simplifies the process of contesting wrong e-challan through a single portal. 

a. Wrong Challan
Most of the wrong e-challans can only be contested on the grounds of manual error using the ‘Report Us’ button at the e-challan website.

b. Registration
You can register and create your account at the e challan website to get e-mail alerts for e challans.

e Challan Registration
e Challan Registration

e Challan Register Box
e Challan Register Box

c. NetBanking
You can now pay your e-challans through netbanking.

d. Traffic Violation Trends
Graphs and visuals inform you about Traffic Violations being done by you on a regular basis with current and pass challan data. At the time of writing this article the data was available briefly but was removed later on.

e. Paid Challans
You can now check for previous e-challans which have been paid by you with total records of all challans paid till date. To check Paid e Challans enter your vehicle number and captcha and then click on Paid Challans.

Paid eChallans
Paid eChallans

f. SSL Secure Site
The site is now SSL Secure. Thats a good step to ensure data security of users. The connection is secured by 128 bit encryption.

e Challan SSL Certificate
e Challan SSL Certificate

g. Transaction Status
You can now also check the transaction status by entering the reference number of your Netbanking transaction. To do so enter your Vehicle Number and then click NetBanking.

e Challan Netbanking
e Challan Netbanking

e Challan Transaction Status
e Challan Transaction Status

h. Drawbacks
While esevaonline and aponline options were previously available, eseva website has many issues with its website besides the security feature. APOnline is likely to changed soon at Hyderabad and Cyberabad with TSOnline, so its the worth the wait. You have to Register at e-challan website to make payment of your e-challan online. Credit Card option to make payments is only available at esevaonline. The site still gets stuck on several occasions and is not completely secure.

For any payments of echallan the suggested mode is Netbanking.

Traffic e Challan Contact Number
For any queries you contact Traffic e Challan branch of Hyderabad and Cyberabad at the following numbers.

Hyderabad – 040-27852721

Cyberabad – 040-27853416

Breakup of E-challan Service Charge

The fine amount paid by you for a violation which is generated from E-challan system includes fine amount of Rs. 100 (Old Fine amount, For New Fines Please visit http://hyderabad.trafficpolice.co.in/2011/08/government-order-108-increasing-fine.html ) plus a service charge of Rs.35. Please do not pay more than the fine amount plus service charge at E-seva Center. The fine amount for e-challans can only be paid at E-Seva Centers and Online sites such as www.aponline.gov.in or www.esevaonline.com. The total amount paid by you goes to Govt. Treasury and does not come to Hyderabad Traffic Police. We only get funds allotted to us by Budget.

E-Challan System at Hyderabad

The breakup of Service Charge of Rs. 35 in case of e-challan is as follows:

1. E-Seva Transaction Charge – Rs. 5

2. APTS which provides Software, Hardware and Other Consumables – Rs. 5

3. Police User Charge to run and maintan E-challan System – Rs. 10 (We have not received back this charge from Govt. till now)

4.      Printing Posting and Dispatching E-challans – Rs. 15