Minister of State for Transport and Science and Technology, Mr. Sunil Sharma has directed the transport authorities to ensure prompt service delivery mechanism and create people friendly environment in the offices.
These directions were given by the Minister during his visit to the Regional Transport Office and State Motor Garages Office Jammu.
The Minister directed the concerned officers of the department to expedite and complete the digitization process immediately so that the various services like grant and renewal of registration certificates, Issue /renewal of driving licenses, Issue/renewal of fitness certificates in respect of commercial and non-commercial vehicles etc. are provided to the people in a hassle free and transparent manner besides enabling the people to avail, safe, efficient and affordable transport services with enhanced connectivity.
The Minister also directed the concerned officers to conduct surprise inspections to check violations of Motor Vehicle Act and exhorted upon them to come up with new and innovative ideas for improved and efficient transport management in the state. He also said that every effort will be made for early computerization in the transport department and quick verification system.
During his maiden visit the Minister inspected all sections in these offices and also inquired from the people regarding the services being provided to them. The Minister while taking stock of the infrastructural facilities available in the offices was also apprised about the various requirements by the concerned officers.
Secretary Transport R.K Bhagat, Transport Commissioner Pervaiz Iqbal Khateeb accompanied the Minister during the visit.