Requirement to keep original vehicle papers relaxed. Registration, insurance, fitness, permit, driving licence, pollution certificate may be produced in electronic form
Government of India
Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
Transport Bhawan, 1, Parliament Street, New Delhi-110001
Dated the, 19th November, 2018
(i). The Director General of Police,
(ii). The Principal Secretaries / The Secretaries, Department of Transport,
(iii). The Transport Commissioners, of all the States/UTs.
Subject: Production of transport related documents in an electronic form-reg.
Your attention is drawn to the amendment in rule 139 of Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 in regard to the production of licence and certificates of registration made through the Notification G.S.R. 1081(E) dated 2nd November, 2018.(copy attached)
2. As per the amended provision, the citizen can produce the transport related documents such as registration, insurance, fitness and permit, the driving licence, certificate for pollution under check and any other relevant documents, if required, in physical or electronic form of on demand by any police officer in uniform or any other officer authorized by the State Government in this behalf.
3. This would enable the use of digital platforms for carrying and verification of the documents and is a step towards citizen facilitation. In view of the above, it is requested to ensure compliance of the amendments made to rule 139 of the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 and make the enforcement officers aware of the new provisions so that citizen are not harassed/ inconvenienced.
(Dharkat R. Luikang)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India