Guwahati: The Government of Assam has rolled out a new online system for hassle-free issuance of vehicle registration certificate and driving license without the need to visit transport offices.
Transport Secretary Adil Khan said a new system has been introduced for issuing Quick Response (QR) code-based registration certificates and driver’s license cards, replacing chip cards. obsolete.
It was introduced as per the notification from the Union Ministry of Road Transport, he said.
“Due to the new mechanism, there will be no multiple visits to the DTO office to submit documents, pay fees and collect printed driver’s license/RC,” Khan said.
The new RC with built-in QR code will have additional security features such as guilloche pattern, micro line, watermark and hologram under the top layer.
Khan also said that after passing the driving test, the person does not need to go to the DTO to get the license because “the printing process will be done in remote centralized locations and the same will be sent by post within 3 to 5 days”. .
“The advantages of embossed driver’s license with QR code are that any traffic officer or law enforcement agency can easily check a cardholder’s background by scanning the QR code with a mobile phone, and there is no risk of duplication,” he said.
The transport secretary claimed that printing and delivering RCs to dealerships and driving licenses through remote centralized locations will not only eliminate the role of middlemen but also bring transparency across the system.
“Transport authorities are optimistic that around 10,000 to 15,000 motorists will benefit each year, following the introduction of the new system,” Khan added.
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