0001 car number sells for record ₹16L in govt auction

The “0001” car registration number has been sold for ₹16 lakh in a Delhi government e-auction recently, breaking previous records in the capital. The “0001” series sold for ₹12.50 lakh in 2014 while fetching ₹12.10 lakh in 2015. The Delhi government began auctioning registration numbers in 2014 to increase revenue, as the allotment of such numbers was previously discretionary.