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Government Of Assam Transport

Functions and Activities

Transport Department of the Govt.of Assam is one of the major revenue earning departments.

Activities

The Commissioner of Transport, Assam is vested with the following functions and activities:

  • Enforcement and implementation of Motor Vehicle Act, 1988; Assam Motor Vehicle Rules, 2003; The Assam Motor Vehicle Taxation Act, 1936; Assam Motor Vehicle Taxation Rules, 1940; The Assam Passengers and Goods Taxation Act; Bengal Public Demand Recovery Act.
  • Registration of vehicles.
  • Issuance and renewal of driving licence.
  • Issuance and renewal of conductors' licence.
  • Assessment and collection of Motor Vehicles Tax and Fees etc.
  • Issuance of International Driving Permit.
  • Grant/Issuance of Fitness Certificate to the Transport Vehicles.
  • Issue Road Permits to Stage Carriage, Contract Carriage, Goods Vehicles and countersign the same.
  • Authorisation and issuance of permit for National and All India vehicles
  • Detection of offender vehicles violating the relevant Rules & Regulations and take action against them through the Enforcement Wing of Transport Department
  • Observance of programmes/workshop/seminar on Road safety at regular intervals
  • Running of Driver and Conductor's Training Institutes
  • Taking action to minimize the vehicular air pollution