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Haryana government launches online platform for driving license application

Haryana government has also scrapped medical test for availing driving license.

  • Published: April 12, 2017 4:33 PM IST

People in Haryana can now obtain their driving license by applying online and also without undergoing medical test, an official said on Tuesday. Gurugram Deputy Commissioner Hardeep Singh launched the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) in E-Disha centre at Gurugram’s Sub-Divisional Office. The SOP will be applicable across the state. Also Read - How two of the richest men in the world are fighting over your internet connection

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“Under the SOP system, a uniform structure of fee and procedure to obtain driving licenses across the state has been introduced,” R.S. Sangwan, Deputy Director (National Capital region), Information, Public Relation and Language Department (IPRLD), told IANS.

He said a driving license facilitation Centre (help desk) has been set up in the E-Disha centres. People can prepare their own file for the driving license application. The fee for the file cover has been reduced from Rs 50 to Rs 10. The application for obtaining driving license can be directly made on the state Transport Department website. ALSO READ: Haryana CM launches Digital Haryana Roadmap 2017-19

The government has also provided people relief from the medical test, which was earlier mandatory. Now, applicants below 50 years can get their license without undergoing medical test. They need only submit attested medical certificate from any MBBS doctor on their physical fitness and need not undergo any medical test. The driving license would be delivered to the applicants at their homes through Speed Post within a week. Besides, the applicants would not have to pay Rs 100 cess charged by the local body. ALSO READ: Haryana government instructs all departments to receive payments above Rs 5,000 digitally

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  • Published Date: April 12, 2017 4:33 PM IST

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