Tag: Ministry Of Road Transport And Highways

Compensation For Hit & Run Death Cases Raised From 25K To 2 Lakh, Details Here

The solatium to a person sustaining grievous wounds in hit-and-run case will now increase to Rs 50,000 from the present Rs 12,500, the government in the notification issued on February 25 said.

  • Monday, 28 February 2022
Vehicle Registration
New BH-Series Tag: One Vehicle Registration To Be Valid Across Country

In another citizen centric move, the Central government has introduced a new registration mark for new vehicles under the 'Bharat series' (BH-series) to facilitate seamless transfer of vehicles across states.

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  • Monday, 30 August 2021
India Permanently Rectified 2,923 Black Spots On Highways: Union Min Gadkari

For long-term rectification, measures such as flyovers, underpasses, foot over bridges, service roads etc. are being provided wherever required, Gadkari said.

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Centre To Develop Seaplane Services In India

The Centre will develop seaplane services in India by expediting the development of new water aerodromes and operationalisation of new seaplane routes, a statement said on Tuesday.

  • Wednesday, 16 June 2021
VK Singh shifted from External Affairs Ministry

New Delhi: Gen V.K. Singh, who was previously the Minister of State in the External Affairs Ministry, has been moved to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways in the portfolio allocation announced on Friday for the new government. Both the ministerial incumbents in the External Affairs Ministry are new. Former Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
BIS Certified Two-Wheeler Helmets: Demands To Go Beyond 100Mn, Expects Industry
BIS Certified Two-Wheeler Helmets: Demands To Go Beyond 100Mn, Expects Industry

New Delhi: The helmet manufacturing industry expects the demand for BIS certified two-wheeler helmets will sky-rocket after the Centre implemented new norms. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Friday issued the ‘Helmet for riders of Two Wheelers Motor Vehicles (Quality Control) Order, 2020. Under the new directive, the protective helmets for two-wheeler riders […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Centre Notifies Rules For Renewal Of International Driving License

Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a notification recently to facilitate the issuance of International Driving Permit (IDP) for Indian citizens whose IDP has expired while they are abroad. Earlier, there was no mechanism for its renewal while citizens were abroad and their IDP had expired. “With this amendment, it is […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Ropeways, Alternate Mobility Solutions Now Under Ministry of Road Transport & Highways

Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways will, from now on, also look after the development of Ropeways and Alternate Mobility Solutions. As per official sources, the move is expected to give a boost to the sector, by setting up a regulatory regime, and facilitating research and new technology to come into this sector. […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021
FASTag To Be Mandatory From Midnight Tomorrow
FASTag To Be Mandatory From Midnight Tomorrow

New Delhi: Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has decided that all lanes in the fee plazas on National Highways shall be declared as “FASTag lane of the fee plaza” w.e.f midnight of 15th/16th February 2021. As per NH Fee Rules 2008, any vehicle not fitted with FASTag or vehicle without valid, functional FASTag entering […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021
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 […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021
No Renewal Of Registration Of Vehicles Owned By Central, State Govts After 15 Years!

Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has issued a draft notification proposing that registration of motor vehicles owned by Central Government, State/UT governments, Local Govt institutions, PSUs, State Transport Undertakings, Autonomous bodies with Central / State Govts, will not be renewed after 15 years. As per the proposals, this policy is proposed to […]

  • Saturday, 03 April 2021
More Maharashtra Cities Under Curbs To Control COVID-19
Centre Announces New Scheme Tourist Vehicle Operators; New Rules Applicable From April 1

Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has launched a new scheme which facilitates any tourist vehicle operator to apply for an “All India Tourist Authorization/ Permit” through online mode. As per an official notification, the permit will be issued within submission of online applications with relevant documents and fees. The new set of […]

  • Saturday, 03 April 2021