Tag: Rto

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No need to visit RTO as 58 citizen-centric services now available online

As per a latest notification, a total of 58 citizen-centric services related to driving license, conductor license, vehicle registration, permit, transfer of ownership can be now availed completely online, eliminating the need to visit the RTO

  • Saturday, 17 September 2022
School bus slapped with Rs 4 lakh fine for multiple violations in Koraput
School bus slapped with Rs 4 lakh fine for multiple violations in Koraput

In order to ensure that the buses engaged by educational institutions to transport students must follow road safety regulations, the regional transport office (RTO), Koraput launched an inspection drive on Wednesday. 

  • Wednesday, 20 April 2022
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
RTO In-charge, two others killed in separate road mishaps

Jajpur: An officer-in-charge of Regional Transport Office in Jajpur Town was killed after a speeding a Hiwa truck hit him from behind near Chandpur under Panikoili police limits in Jajpur district in the wee hours of Monday. The deceased officer has been identified as Manoj Behera. The accident occurred when Behera was inspecting vehicles on […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Road mishap on rise in Sundergarh

Sundergarh: The district of Sundergarh has ranked second in the list of human casualties due to road mishaps during 2017. Officials attributed most of the major mishaps to rash and drunken driving and over speeding while public rued lack of awareness campaigns and proper traffic system. “No precautionary measures have been taken by the district […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Helmets mandatory in Kalahandi from December 26

Bhawanipatna: The Regional Transport Office (RTO) Kalahandi has decided to strictly enforce the Supreme Court guidelines on mandatory use of helmet for two wheeler riders, from December 26. Awareness rallies at different places in Junagarh, Kesinga and Bhawanipatna were conducted today by the RTO to inform people about the importance of wearing helmet while riding […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Ex-Ranji captain of Odisha might lose license for rash driving

Cuttack: Police today released the former captain of Odisha Ranji team Haladhar Das on a personal recognizance (PR) bond while seeking cancellation of his driving license after the cricketer was detained for reckless driving which caused a series of accidents on Sunday. The Cantonment police have written to the Regional Transport Office (RTO) for cancellation […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
city buses koraput
City buses continue to stay off road in Koraput

Jeypore/Koraput/Sunabeda: After plying for few months, city bus services in Koraput, Jeypore and Sunabeda has stalled following cease work protest from local urban transport trust alleging the RTO of showing undue favours to private bus owners and giving them route permit and time table. The bus services which began only last year in June came to […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Ghost vehicles
Ghost vehicle registration: chargesheet filed against 2 officials

Chandikhol: The Badchana police of Jajpur district today filed chargesheet against two officials of the Regional Transport Office (RTO) at Chandikhole in connection with the issuance of registration certificates for ghost (nonexistent) vehicles. The two, former junior Motor Vehicle Inspector (MVI) Ashok Sinha and and steno of the Chandikhole RTO Braja Mishra were by the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Driver’s carelessness cause for Athmallick bus mishap: RTO report

Bhubaneswar: A day after the tragic incident in which 19 passengers were killed in a road accident in which 19 people were killed and 30 others were critically injured, Transport Commissioner Chandrasekhar Kumar today said the Regional Transport Officer (RTO) has submitted a preliminary report on the incident mentioning that the mishap took place due […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Balasore RTO arrested for having huge disproportionate assets

Balasore: The anti-corruption vigilance wing on Wednesday arrested the Regional Transport Officer (RTO) of Balasore for allegedly possessing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. Amaresh Kumar Patra was held for being in possession of assets “amounting to Rs 1,27,78,792, which is more than 216 per cent” beyond his known income sources, a vigilance […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
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 […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021