88 percent RTOs are fully computerized in India

Saarthi and Vaahan are vehicles of e-governance


Samir Sachdeva | April 28, 2010

About 88% of the Regional Transport Offices (RTOs) in the country have been fully computerized. Further 100% connectivity has been achieved in 23 States/UTs.This information was provided by Mahadeo Singh Khandela, Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways in the Rajya Sabha today.

As per the statistics 882 RTOs have been computerized as part of the project sanctioned by the Government for computerization of RTOs/STAs as well as creation of state and national register of driving license and registration certificates at a total cost of Rs 148 crores.

The project is being executed by National Informatics Centre (NIC) and is expected that the project would be completed soon. However, no definite time frame has been envisaged by the government.

Road transport is one of the 27 mission mode project (MMP) being implemented by government under the national e-governance plan (NeGP). Under the project NIC is replicating its two key softwares Saarthi and Vaahan across the states.



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