Transport Department, Government of Assam is the gurdian of implementation of M.V.Act, 1988 as ammen
Transport Department, Government of Assam is the gurdian of implementation of M.V.Act, 1988 as ammended and rules thereunder. Registration of vehicles and licencing of Drivers is the responsibility of the Department. The objective of the department is to regulate transport services and to maintain road safety measures also. This Department also contribute a handsome amount of revenue to the state exchequer which has been increasing every year. A number of schemes have been taken up in the interest of general public and also services are to be provided for rural connectivity
Commissioner of Transport, Assam is vested with the following functions and activities:
∗ Enforcement and implementation of Motor Vehicle Act., 1988; Assam Motor Vehicle Rules, 2003; The Assam Motor Vehicle Taxation Act., 1936; Assam Motor Vehicle Taxation Rules, 1940; The Assam Passengers and Goods Taxation Act.; Bengal Public Demand Recovery Act.
∗ Registration of vehicles.
∗ Issuance and renewal of driving licence.
∗ Issuance and renewal of conductors’ licence.
∗ Assessment and collection of Motor Vehicles Tax and Fees etc.
∗ Issuance of International Driving Permit.
∗ Grant/Issuance of Fitness Certificate to the Transport Vehicles.
∗ Issue Road Permits to Stage Carriage, Contract Carriage, Goods Vehicles and countersign the same.
∗ Authorisation and issuance of permit for National and All India vehicles
∗ Detection of offender vehicles violating the relevant Rules & Regulations and take action against them through the Enforcement Wing of Transport Department
∗ Observance of programmes/workshop/seminar on Road safety at regular intervals
∗ Running of Driver and Conductor’s Training Institutes
∗ Taking action to minimize the vehicular air pollution