Tightening its noose on traffic norm violators, the Odisha Police will launch a special drive across the State starting from today.
The Road and Transport Minister also said rapid strides in technology and green fuel will reduce the cost of electric automobiles, bringing them at par with petrol-run vehicles in the next two years.
A fine of Rs 7,000 will be imposed on the violators. However, it will be reduced to Rs 2,000 if the driver produces his/ her Driving License at the time of payment of the fine.
Surprised over the challan, Senapati verified the same on Vahan website. After verification on the website, he allegedly found that the challan was against one Abhijit Biswas for driving without a driving license.
Electronic enforcement devices will be placed at high-risk and high-density corridors on the National/ State Highways and at critical junctions at least in major cities with more than one million population.
After the changes in the Central Motor Vehicles Rules 1989 by the road ministry, the QR code shall be printed on the PUC form and will have details of the vehicle, owner and the status of the emission.
Validity of PUCC has not been extended as PUCC is issued only on examination of vehicle by authorized testing centers.
Act first, think later. That has long been the way the state government has gone about its business of running Odisha. Let us take only two recent examples. Having first tom-tommed the KALIA scheme for faremers as a ‘game changer’ and ‘a model for the rest of the country’ and having reaped its benefits in […]
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