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                                                                                                 Panaji: April 9, 2018

                                                                                                         Chaitra 19, 1940


            The Department of Transport  with the objective of providing fast, transparent and effective services to the Citizens today re-launched the redesigned its official website at the hands of Chief Secretary Shri Dharmendra Sharma in a function held at Secretariat, Porvorim.

            The entire website has been designed and developed by NIC Goa. The Department has already implemented and adopted Central NIC Software like VAHAN 4.0, SARATHI 4.0, E-trans etc. which will enable the citizens to avail services through online mode without having to visit the Offices of the Asstt. Director of Transport. The Ministry of Road Transport and highways has been facilitating computerization of more than 1000 Road Transport Offices (RTOs)  across the country.

            RTOs issue Registration Certificate (RC) & Driving License (DL) that are valid across the country. It was necessary to define same standards for these documents on a pan – India level to ensure interoperability and correctness  and timely availability of information. SCOTSTA committee setup for this purpose had recommended uniform standardized software across the country Ministry entrusted National Informatics Centre the task to standardize and deploy the software VAHAN for vehicle registration and SARATHI for driving licenses and compilation of data.

            65 services pertaining to new vehicle registration have been migrated online on the website. Transport Department will become first in the state to accept collection of taxes and fees through credit/ debit cards.

            Shri S.P. Singh, Secretary Transport, Shri Ajit Dalvi, Regional Head ICICI Bank Staff of NIC, Transport Department present on the occasion.

            Shri Nikhil Dessai Dessai, Director Department of Transport welcomed the gathering.

Shri Dharmendra Sharma launched website office  Directorate of Transport at a function held at the Secretary today.