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No Smart Card DL, RCs To Be Issued In Odisha, Digital Documents From January 2022; Check Details

As per a notification issued by the Commerce and Transport Department, it has been decided to dispense with the issue of smart card and paper based RC, DL and other vehicle related documents with effect from January 1, 2022.

Govt Amends Central MV Rules 1989; Renewal Of RC Now Possible 60 Days In Advance

Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has amended the Central MV Rules 1989 along with cover sections 4-28, 76 and 77 (part) of the MV (amendment) Act 2019. As per an official notification, electronic forms and documents can now be used for making medical certificate, Learners License (LL), surrender of Driver’s Licence (DL) […]

Validity Of Learner’s License Extended In Odisha; Click For Latest STA Notification

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha State Transport Department (STA) on Saturday extended the validity of learner’s license till June 30, 2021 in view of the resurgence of Covid-19 in the State. As per the notification issued by STA, the move is expected to help the applicants to appear the final driving license (DL) test at a later […]

Now Get Driving License, Other Services Without Visiting RTO

Bhubaneswar: As part of its ambitious strategy to provide hassle free services to citizens, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has simplified processes to obtain a driving license and other services. As per the Ministry, certain services regarding Driving License and Certificate of Registration have been made completely online. Moreover, these services can be […]

Validity Of DL, Registration Certificate, Permits Extended By Centre

Bhubaneswar: The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) on Sunday extended the validity of vehicular documents like Driving License, Registration Certificates, Permits March 31, 2021. In a statement, MoRTH said already necessary directives have been issued to the States and Union Territory administrations in the regard. In its previous advisories issued on March […]

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Motor Vehicles Act: License, Registration, Permit, Fitness Validity Extended Further

Bhubaneswar: In a major decision, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Monday extended the validity of essential documents under Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 and Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989. As per the decision, the validity of fitness, permits, licenses, registration and other documents has been extended till December 31, 2020. Such decision has been […]

Motor Vehicles Act: Centre Announces Validity Extension Of Documents & Fee Payment

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: In view of the problems faced by people during the imposed lockdown for the fourth time following the upsurge of COVID-19 pandemic across the country, the Central government has announced validity extension of documents related to new Motor Vehicle Act (MV Act) including the fee payment for the related services up to July […]

COVID-19 Lockdown: DL Validity, Documents Linked To MV Act Extended

New Delhi: Amid COVID-19 lockdown across the nation, considering the problems being faced by people, the government has announced to extend the validity of all driving licences (DL) till June end as well as other documents related to the new Motor Vehicle Act (MV Act) that expired from February 1. Ministry of Road Transport and […]

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Hefty Fines, Stricter Enforcement of Traffic Rules To Return From Dec 1 In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: After a relaxation of three months, Odisha government will reintroduce stricter enforcement of traffic rules under the revised Motor Vehicles Act from December 1. Odisha Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera on Friday informed that it is the responsibility of the State government to ensure safety of commuters as well as enforce traffic rules in the […]

Now Apply For Driving License In Any RTO In Odisha!

Bhubaneswar: The State Transport Authority (STA) here on Friday removed the jurisdictional restriction while applying for driving license (DL), learner’s license (LL) and registration of vehicle. In a notification issued by the STA on Friday, the department said that the Odisha residents can now apply for grant of LL, final DL or registration of vehicle […]

Is Right To Public Services Being Throttled In Odisha?

Bhubaneswar: With claims of weeding out corruption and ensuring ease in access to public services, the State government had passed the Odisha Right To Public Services Act in the year 2012, but it seems all the promises that the legislation envisaged have fallen flat. Timelines were fixed to provide public services including issuance of certified […]

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New Motor Vehicle Rules: Fine Upto Rs 25,000 & 3 Years Jail

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Motorists beware of traffic rules and regulations, or soon you may have to shell out hefty fines upto Rs 25,000 or even face jail term of 3 years for violation of any norms. The Centre is implementing New Motor Vehicle Act which aims to overhaul country’s transportation laws by addressing several crucial issues […]

Educational qualification criteria for driving license to be revised

New Delhi: The government has decided to do away with the requirement of minimum educational qualification for obtaining driving licence to boost employment opportunities, the road transport ministry said Tuesday. At present, under Rule 8 of the Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989, a transport vehicle driver needs to have passed class 8. “In a move […]

Ballot papers to be used in Panchayat polls: SEC

Bhubaneswar: With the first phase Panchayat elections in Odisha scheduled to kick off tomorrow morning, the State Election Commission (SEC) today briefed voting method to the new voters and those who have not fully understood the method of exercising their franchise. Talking to media persons here, SEC secretary Rabindranath Sahu said unlike the voting which […]