Traffic is bursting at its seams in Bangalore and as a result traffic violations are also on the rise. The busy Bangalore traffic police who are too understaffed to chase over 3.5 million vehicles, not just to book them for fines, but also for payments are now cashing in on the internet. On 13th of January Shankar Bidari, the commissioner of police, cut the ribbon on www.BangaloreOne.gov.in the portal that will allow traffic violators to pay their fines online. The service was inaugurated by Bidari at the BangaloreOne Malleshwaram centre. BangaloreOne also has 46 centers spread across the city where you can go and pay your fines in case you are unable to connect to the internet. BangaloreOne is a Government of Karnataka initiative.
Alongside online fine payment service, an SMS service is also being made available for people. They can even find out from this service if a second-hand vehicle has a legal issues like fine violations against it. All you will have to do to is send 'BTISFINE' to 52225 The service has been brought in collaboration with Airtel.
For online payment all you will have to do is, you need to log onto www.Bangaloreone.gov.in. Alternatively, you can also head out to any of the 46 BangaloreOne centers. Whichever way you choose to pay, make sure you arm yourself with the notification that states the nature of your traffic violation.
Violation issues as well as a list of violators will be the next addition onto the BangaloreOne online portal. You can also log onto www.bangaloretrafficpolice.gov.in/.