Tag: Rto

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 […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Laxmi Puja
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 […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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 […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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 […]

  • 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
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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Motor Vehicles Act
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 […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
tobacco ban in office
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 […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
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 […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021