Barasat: On the birthday of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the Transport Department has given a new gift to the auto drivers of North 24 Parganas district, giving them relief from frequent RTO rounds. From now onwards, permit renewal of auto routes will be done online in the district.
This information was given by the district’s RTA member Priyangu Pandey in a press conference held at the RTA Barasat office on Wednesday. He said, till now the auto permit was available offline in the district, for which the applicant had to come to the RTO office.
Now they will be able to apply for a permit from their mobile phone by sitting at home. Also, fees can also be paid online. Now online auto route permit renewal can also be done. With the help of mobile, their permit will be visible online on the parivahan.gov.in website.
He said that the whole world is adopting online mediums to make work easier through technology. Especially in a situation like the Covid epidemic, this has become mandatory. Permits of other vehicles in the district are already available online. Auto permits for the district North 24 Paraganas will now be available online.
After this decision, there will be no problem with the auto route. No one will be able to drive auto by going on any other route. West Bengal government is working for public welfare under the leadership of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
The government has always tried to provide maximum facilities to the people. Around 20 thousand autos are plying in the district. At the same time, there have been registrations of about 10 thousand Toto, but much more is running on the road without registration. Due to the ongoing case related to Toto in the court, new registration or action is not being taken.