New Delhi: The central government has taken an important decision and relieved drivers across the country. After the government decision, it will no longer be necessary to carry Driving Licenses (DL) and Registration Certificates (RC) while driving across the country including Delhi-NCR (Delhi-NCR).
Drivers can now show documents placed digitally in Digilocker or the m-Parivahan mobile app to traffic police and the transport department.
Legal recognition received
Following an order issued by the Union Department of Transport and Highways, documents saved in the m-Parivahan app and DigiLocker will now be considered valid in all states. The government has now legalized this decision. The government informs people by placing advertisements in newspapers in all states and union territories.
According to the government, the traffic police cannot force you to show them the physical copy of your driver’s license or RC if you show your documents in DigiLocker and m-Parivahan.
As per government order, Digital Driving License and Certificate of Registration (RC) on Digilocker or m-Parivahan mobile application are considered valid documents under the Motor Vehicles Act 1988. The documents stored on these two platforms will be at the same level as the certificates. issued by the transport department.
The documents on the digital platform are valid
A notice issued by the Department of Transportation said that the Traffic Police and Enforcement Wing of the Department of Transportation duly accept the electronic form of driver’s license and registration certificate if displayed in the Digilocker app and m-Parivahan.
The notice mentioned that the electronic record of driver’s license and registration certificate available on Digilocker, or m-Parivahan, is also recognized as the same as the original documents under the provisions of the Information Technology Act 2000. ‘information.
Although an electronic copy stored on the government-approved applications Digilocker and m-Parivahan is safe and legally valid, an electronic copy of your driving documents stored in other applications is not acceptable as originals.
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