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Tag: State Transport Authority

Step-By-Step Process To Apply For Learner’s & Driving License Online
Step-By-Step Process To Apply For Learner’s & Driving License Online

Many are still ignorant about the processes that they need to follow to apply for essential documents like a driving license (DL) for which a person needs to obtain a learner’s license first. So, here, we have explained the easy and step-by-step process to get the learner's license and DL.

Odisha Collects Rs 11.24 Crore Revenue From Fancy Vehicle Registration Numbers

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has collected whopping revenue of Rs 11.24 crore from the sale of fancy and preferred vehicle registration number in the last six months (October 2020 to…

STA Extends Validity Of Driving License, Fitness; No Extension For PUCC

Bhubaneswar: Odisha State Transport Authority (STA) on Friday extended validity of several crucial motor vehicle documents in view of the Covid-19 pandemic situation. As per an official notification, the STA has extended validity of Registration Certificate (RC), fitness, permits, Driving License (DL), Learner’s License (LL), fancy number bookings and application for solatium fund till June […]

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 […]

No Cash Payments For Vehicle Related Services On Vahan Portal From January 11: STA

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Transport Offices (RTOs) across Odisha will not accept cash for various vehicle related payments on Vahan portal with effect from January 11, 2021. The vehicle owners can pay online or the links provided by the RTO, tweeted State Transport Authority (STA) on Thursday. Earlier, all the Driving License (DL) related payments were […]

Learner's & Driving Licence System To Get Stringent In Odisha; Touch Screen Computers By March 2021

Bhubaneswar: Getting a learner’s or a driving licence will be user friendly but stricter for people of Odisha, the State Transport Authority (STA) said on Friday. The STA is taking a slew of new measures to make the entire process user friendly so that people do not face much hassles in obtaining a learner’s or […]

Odisha: New MV Act To Be Enforced Strictly From January

Bhubaneswar: The State Transport department has decided to intensify its drive once again to enforce the amended Motor Vehicle Act strictly from January. Commerce and Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera on Sunday said the transport officials and police have been instructed to step up the vehicle checking from next year. “Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the […]

Learner Licence Test To Resume In Odisha From Nov 16; Get Details On Guidelines

Bhubaneswar: After a gap of almost seven months, the skill test of people who had previously applied for Learner Licence (LL) will resume in Odisha. The process of LL was suspended since March due to COVID-19 outbreak. According to a notification by State Transport Authority (STA), the LL testing will resume on November 16 and […]

Bus Fares Hiked Across All Categories In Odisha: Check Details
Odisha Transport Dept Asks Bus Operators Not To Charge Excess Fares

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha State Transport Authority (STA) on Tuesday asked the bus operators in the State not to collect exorbitant fares from passengers. The STA clarified that no changes have been in the existing bus fares and said collection of excess fares violates the permit conditions. It said the last changes in fares were made […]

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 […]

Motor Vehicle Revenue Registers Growth In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: After a slump due to COVID-19 lockdown, the motor vehicle (MV) revenue has gradually started picking up in Odisha. The Odisha State Transport Authority (STA) collected Rs 117 Crore motor vehicle revenue in the month of September 2020 which reflected a 31% growth over the month of August 2020 (Rs 89.5 crore). However, the […]

Transport Vehicles
Odisha: No Separate Driving Licence For Transport Category LMV

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Transport Authority on Wednesday allowed persons possessing driving licences for Light Motor Vehicles (LMV) to drive transport category LMVs as well. An office order issued in this regard mentioned that, vehicles like TATA 407 Bus and 407 Truck, Taxi, Auto Rickshaw, Auto goods vehicles, TATA ACE etc., can be driven by LMV […]

Check Tax Evasion By Other State Commercial Vehicles Plying Inside Odisha: STA Tells RTOs

Bhubaneswar: Acting tough on the commercial vehicles of other States plying inside Odisha without valid permits and payment of taxes, the State government has directed the Regional Transport Officers (RTOs) to check tax evasion by these vehicles. In a letter issued to the RTOs, Transport Commissioner has asked to launch a special drive and initiate […]

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 […]

COVID-19 Lockdown: Road Accident Deaths Decline By 65 Per Cent In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The regular lockdowns and shutdowns to contain the spread of COVID-19, during which people are mostly remaining indoors, has resulted in a 65 per cent decline in road accident deaths in Odisha. As per the latest road accident deaths data of the State Transport Authority (STA), deaths due to road accidents during the lockdown […]

COVID-19 Lockdown: Odisha Govt Extends Learner's License, PUC Validity Till June 30

Bhubaneswar: In what could come as a relief for vehicle owners in Odisha, the State Transport Authority (STA) has extended the validity period of learner’s license (LL) and Pollution Under Control (PUC) certificate till June 30 in the wake of Coronavirus lockdown. The move came close on the heels of extension of validity of documents […]

Traffic Violators In Odisha Cough Up Rs 1.06 Crore On Day-1

Bhubaneswar: The State Transport Authority (STA) has collected a whopping Rs 1.06 crore in just 24 hours of re-enforcement of Motor Vehicles Act 2019 in Odisha on March 1, revealed Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera today. As per the information shared by the Minister, total 3870 motorists were penalised among which 126 persons were fined for […]

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 […]

Odisha Introduces Smart Queue Management System In RTOs
RTOs To Allot Registration For 2 Days During Durga Puja Holidays

Bhubaneswar: In view of large sale of motor vehicles during Durga Puja, the State Transport Authority (STA) has directed the regional transport offices (RTOs) to help people in allotment of new registrations for two days during the holiday period. The registration sections of all RTOs will remain open for two days—on October 5 and 7—from […]

MV Act 2019: Online PUC Certificate Mandatory From Oct 1

Bhubaneswar: The State Transport Authority (STA) on Monday issued a fresh notification mentioning that the online Pollution under Control (PUC) certificate will be mandatory from October 1, 2019. No PUC Certificate will be accepted without being issued through VAHAN on or after October 1, 2019, said STA in the notification. The announcement came after the […]