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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik has launched nine citizen centric services of State Transport Authority

Bhubaneswar10/2/21: Odisha CM  Naveen Patnaik  has launched nine citizen centric services of State Transport Authority Odishaunder the 5T framework further transforming service delivery. Transport offices of the State have become paperless, enabling citizens to get the services online from any place, any time.

The services include vehicle registration, auto approval of goods & contract carriage permit, special permits for buses, online application of international driving permit, renewal of registration & transfer of ownership in any RTO of State, learners’ license through mobile App.
The vehicle registration process has been done completely paperless and contactless without requiring to go to RTO office. The entire process of submission and verification of documents is done digitally, allowing vehicle owners to register vehicles at any Transport office.
CM hoped that long queues in front of Transport Offices will be a thing of past now.

Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that the freedom to choose any transport office of the State for vehicle related services will be a kind of liberation for thousands of people. The long queues in front of transport offices will soon be a thing of past, he hoped.

Underlining the 5T initiative of the State, the Chief Minister said that his Government is committed to provide Citizen-Centric Services in a hassle-free manner through online process, system improvement and automation.


Stressing on the importance of Transport sector in our daily life, the Chief Minister said that the vehicle registration process has been made paperless, contactless.

He said that Odisha is the first State in the country using the platform of NIC to introduce document upload through Digital Signature with auto number generation, thereby dispensing with the submission of paper documents at the local Road Transport Offices, and allowing the owner to register the vehicle at any Transport Office of the State.

Patnaik added that the state is also the first to introduce Learner License Application in UMANG App, the mobile platform of National E-Governance Division.

The chief minister congratulated the Transport Authority for taking the initiative to gain pre-eminence in application of digital technology.

Advising the Transport Authority for providing excellent services, the Chief Minister said that such a huge transforming initiative will create great expectations from people.

The Transport Authority should live up to the promised satisfaction level of the people, he added.

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