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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 […]

Link Mobile Number, Vehicle Details To Avail Crucial Services At Any RTO: STA

Bhubaneswar: The State Transport Authority (STA) has come up with a slew of measures to improve the service-delivery mechanism in Regional Transport Offices (RTO) across Odisha. As part of the ongoing reforms initiatives, vehicle owners can avail various services including transfer of ownership, change of address and renewal of registration certificate in online mode at […]

‘Renewal Of Driving License, RC, Transfer Of Ownership Can Be Done At Any RTO’

Bhubaneswar: In a major decision, the Odisha government has announced a slew of measures to facilitate people avail necessary services at Regional Transport Offices (RTOs) without  hassles. People no longer have to do rounds of any RTOs to renew their driving licence, Registration Certificate (RC) or transfer of ownership. As per the State Transport Authority […]

Odisha Introduces Smart Queue Management System In RTOs
Odisha Introduces Smart Queue Management System In RTOs

Bhubaneswar: The State Transport Authority (STA) Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) for the implementation of Smart Queue Management System in the Regional Transport Offices (RTOs). The authorities have claimed that this will improve the user experience and quality of services in the RTO offices across the State. […]

Beware! Odisha RTO Slaps Rs 25K On Minor For Riding Scooter, 1K Fine On Helmet Less Pillion

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha ranking high in the country in terms of road fatalities for not wearing helmets, the State enforcement authorities- Odisha Police and Road Transport Authorities- have upped the ante on new MVA (motor Vehicle Act) violators in the State. The RTO Bhubaneswar Tuesday slapped a fine of Rs 1000 on a pillion rider […]

Orissa High Court Orders FIRs Against 3 Officials Of Mahila PS
Ban Access Of Middlemen To RTO Premises: Orissa HC Upholds STA Order

Bhubaneswar: In a major development, the Orissa High Court has upheld the order of State Transport Authority (STA) prohibiting entry and eliminating the access of middlemen/agents to RTO premises for a people-friendly atmosphere in Regional Transport Offices. In order to free the RTOs from the influence of middlemen or agents, the State Transport Commissioner last […]

Odisha Introduces Smart Queue Management System In RTOs
DL, LL, VAHAN Services Resume In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The State Transport Authority of Odisha has allowed resumption of driving licence/learner’s licence and VAHAN services in all the Regional Transport Offices (RTOs) across Odisha. A letter in this connection was issued on Thursday by the State Transport Commissioner-Cum-Chairman laying out all the modalities. Notably, in an earlier letter Dated 22.07.2020 the General Administration […]

Odisha Introduces Online Renewal Of Driving Licence
Odisha Introduces Online Renewal Of Driving Licence

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to minimise crowd at Regional Transport Offices (RTO) across the State amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the Odisha government on Wednesday introduced online renewal on driving licence (DL) services for customers. People can avail the DL services online by visiting www.parivahan.gov.in and. Citizens can apply for name, address change, issue of duplicate […]

Odisha Registers 58 per cent drop in Motor Vehicle Revenue

Bhubaneswar: Even though activity has started to pick up as compared to a couple of months back, it is nowhere near normal. Confirming the pattern, Odisha government registered a drop of nearly 58 per cent in motor vehicle revenue in the quarter from April to June, 2020. As per the data released by Odisha State […]

Coronavirus Curbs: Different Depts Of Odisha Govt On Overdrive To Prevent Outbreak

Bhubaneswar: In the wake of Coronavirus outbreak across the globe, the Odisha state machinery has gone on an overdrive to restrict the spread of the virus by implementing various measures in Transport department to Skill Development and Higher Education department. Amidst a public outcry for relaxation of New MV Act in view of the viral […]

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BANNED! Pan, Tobacco chewers in RTO office to cough up Rs 500 penalty

Rourkela: How often do we see betel-juice stains on the walls of buildings, government offices and public areas? Livid at the sight of such stains on the walls of the building, the Rourkela Regional Transport Officer (RTO) has issued a strict directive banning use of pan masala, gutkha and tobacco products in office as well […]

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Motorists Beware As Strict Enforcement Of Traffic Rules To Resume From March 1 In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: After an extended relaxation of 6 months, motorists will now have to be more cautious as Odisha Transport Department is gearing up for strict enforcement of new MV Act guidelines from March 1. State Transport Minister, Padmanabha Behera on Thursday informed that as the deadline for relaxation period is nearing, efforts will be initiated […]

Stricter Enforcement Of Traffic Rules In Odisha From Today

Bhubaneswar: Think twice before hitting the roads at full throttle as stricter enforcement of traffic rules under the provisions of new Motor Vehicles Act resumed again in Odisha from today. Several enforcing authorities including the State Transport Authority (STA), Odisha Police and Commissionerate Police had earlier made it clear that major traffic violations will attract […]

BIG Relief! Odisha Relaxes Enforcement Of New Traffic Rules By 3 More Months

Bhubaneswar: Taking note of the huge rush at the offices of the Regional Transport Officers (RTOs) across Odisha, the State government on Thursday relaxed the enforcement of new traffic rules by another three months. Informing about the development, Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera in Odisha Assembly announced that Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today directed for […]

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New MV Act: December 1 Deadline Likely To Be Extended

Bhubaneswar: Keeping in view the heavy rush at the regional transport offices in Bhubaneswar and other places across Odisha, State Transport Minister today said that the government is rethinking its decision with regard to strict implementation of New Motor Vehicles Act from December 1, hinting that the deadline might be extended again. Raising the issue […]

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 […]

Now Find RTOs, PUC & Driving Testing Centres On Google Map

Bhubaneswar: Following the relaxation of the new Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act in the State till December 2019, the State Government has been envisaging its best to ensure that citizens are getting all possible facilities to acquire required documents before the new traffic norms once again come into force in Odisha. Keeping this in view, the […]

Crackdown on middlemen in hospitals, RTOs continues in Odisha, 75 arrested

Bhubaneswar: As a part of a sustained campaign to weed out corruption and harassment, Odisha Police on Friday arrested 75 middlemen (dalals) who were active in several hospitals and offices of the regional transport officer (RTOs) across the State. While 31 middlemen were arrested from the premises of various private hospitals, 44 middlemen were arrested […]

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New MV Act: Motorcycle dealership in Odisha Slapped Rs 1 Lakh Fine

Paralakhemundi: Selling vehicle without registration proved costly for a vehicle dealership as a whopping Rs 1 lakh penalty was imposed by the office of Gajapati Regional Transport Officer (RTO). As per reports, one Jubinas Bhuyan of Tarbha village under Gumma block of Gajapati had bought a motorcycle from Sitaram Motors in Rayagada. However, the dealer […]

Scooter In Odisha Fined Rs 1 Lakh By Transport Authorities

Cuttack: Kare Koi, Bhare Koi (Someone else pays for someone else’s mistakes).. A brand new Honda Activa scooter was seized from the vehicle owner by Cuttack Regional Transport Officials after they discovered that the concerned dealer had reportedly delivered the vehicle without registration. During vehicle checking near Barang area in Cuttack on September 12, the […]

Odisha Biker Slapped Fine Of Rs 22,500 On Multiple Charges under MVA

Bolangir: A few days after Odisha Government relaxed rules under the New Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Act for some violations like pollution and insurance of vehicles for three months, a commuter was today charged with a fine of Rs 22,500 over multiple charges in Kantabanji area of the district. As per reports, one Sushant Kumar Meher […]

MV Act Penalty: Commuters Can Now Lodge Complaints Through Helpline Number

Bhubaneswar: Whether it is delay in getting a driving license or case of wrong challan, commuters can now flag their concerns and even register complaints through Odisha State Transport Department’s Helpline number. Transport Secretary G Srinivas on Saturday informed that the department has received feedback regarding numerous problems faced by public in order to comply […]

New Traffic Rules: Are Odisha Netas Above Law?

Bhubaneswar: At a time when common man is feeling the pinch of hefty fines under the new Motor Vehicles Act, it seems that political leaders in Odisha feel that they are above law as most MLAs and Ministers were seen openly violating the traffic norms on Friday. What is more surprising is the fact that […]

Buses To Lose Fitness Licence In Absence Of Fire Extinguishers

Bhubaneswar: Now onwards, the fitness licence of a bus in the State will be cancelled immediately if it is found that the vehicle does not have a fire extinguisher during an inspection. This was informed by the Regional Transport Officer Pradeep Kumar Mohanty on Thursday. The move comes after a bus parked in the Baramunda […]

RTO seizes 3 vehicles in Balasore lacking permit & license

Balasore: The Regional Transport Office (RTO) today seized two school vans and a tractor in Nilagiri area of the district on charges of lacking permit and requisite license papers. However, the drivers of the vehicles are absconding. According to sources, the vehicles were seized after the district RTO and Nilagiri police conducted raids at various […]