Tag: Driving License

Driving training in Odisha
New rules for driver training centres, Transport Ministry notifies amendment

The Transport Ministry's new rules include five-year accreditation of driver training schools apart from revision in syllabus for imparting training for two-wheelers which has been specifically detailed to comprehensively cover practical as well as theoretical knowledge.

  • Thursday, 22 September 2022
RTOs To Accept Medical Certificate Online For Issuing Driving License In Odisha
RTOs To Accept Medical Certificate Online For Issuing Driving License In Odisha

It is pertinent to mention here that it is mandatory for any person above 40 years of age who wishes to get a driving license or those going for driving license renewal to produce a medical certificate under the form 1 (A) as per Motor Vehicle Act.

  • Friday, 11 March 2022
Step-By-Step Process To Apply For Learner’s & Driving License Online
Step-By-Step Process To Apply For Learner’s & Driving License Online

Many are still ignorant about the processes that they need to follow to apply for essential documents like a driving license (DL) for which a person needs to obtain a learner’s license first. So, here, we have explained the easy and step-by-step process to get the learner's license and DL.

  • Monday, 24 January 2022
Dwarf Gets DL
Nothing Is Impossible: Hyderabad Man Becomes First Dwarf To Get Driving License In India

Gone are those days when people were judged by their physical appearances or disabilities. The world has started recognizing real talents as their ‘nothing is impossible’ spirit has become a source of inspiration for many. Recently, dwarf para-athlete KY Venkatesh was conferred with Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian award of the country.

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  • Monday, 06 December 2021
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.

  • Thursday, 18 November 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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) […]

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
traffic violation
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 […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Motor Vehicles Act
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 […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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 […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
Motor Vehicles Act
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021