Transport dept notifies 31 services under Public Service Act

Bhubaneswar: In another step towards improving the quality of governance, the Commerce & Transport department today notified a total number of 31 services under Odisha Right to Public Services Act, 2012.

The decision was taken in a high-level review meeting held under the chairmanship of chief secretary Gokul Chandra Pati in secretariat conference hall.

Presenting the updates, secretary of the department Sanjaya Rastogi said as of now online delivery of services is being done for 13 services and 18 more services have been notified under the Act in June 2015.

Besides, the progress of projects like automated driving test track, modernised vehicle inspection and certification centre, revenue collection and road safety were also discussed in the meeting.

Meanwhile, the chief secretary has directed the department to identify the spots on roads that are more vulnerable for accidents with inputs from police records along with to track the accidents being committed by drivers because of reckless driving and reflect those in their licence document.

Development commissioner U.N. Behera and senior officers of the department participated in the discussion.