Govt extends validity of expiring driving licenses, vehicle documents till 31 December owing to COVID-19 pandemic
This is the third such extension since the pandemic began, the earlier deadlines being 31 July and 30 September.
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad stated that the driving license would be linked to Aadhaar card to check forgery, said reports.
Rajya Sabha passes Motor Vehicles (Amendments) Bill; stricter penalties aim to curb traffic rules violations
The Upper House passed the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 with 108 votes in favour and 13 against it, with three amendments moved by Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari.
To create jobs, Centre to remove requirement for minimum educational qualification to obtain driving licence
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Tuesday decided to remove the requirement of minimum educational qualification for driving a transport vehicle. According to the present Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989, a transport vehicle driver needs to have passed class eight. The removal of the requirement will open up employment opportunities for a large number of unemployed persons.
Govt to remove minimum educational qualification requirement for driving licence to boost employment opportunities
The government has decided to do away with the requirement of minimum educational qualification for obtaining a driving licence to boost employment opportunities, the road transport ministry said on Tuesday
Arvind Kejriwal announces doorstep delivery of govt services in Delhi from 10 Sept, terms it 'revolution in governance'
The people of Delhi will get doorstep delivery of various government services, including driving license, marriage certificate and ration cards.
Referring to the debate on security of Aadhaar data, Prasad said the biometric information is stored in an encrypted form and is very secure.
The prosecution in the 2002 hit-and-run case allegedly involving Bollywood star Salman Khan today filed an application in the trial court seeking a direction to him to produce his driving licence.
The officer was asked to verify if Khan had a valid driving licence on the day of the incident and television reports claim that the RTO said that Khan's license was issued on 2004, while the accident took place on 2002.