Due to the state-wide lockdown, no new personal vehicles or two-wheelers shall be registered in Maharashtra until May 1, 2021. The transport division has additionally determined to cancel learner’s licence and everlasting driving licence assessments till additional discover.
The state transport division has mentioned that expired driving licences shall be legitimate until June 30
Maharashtra’s Transport Commissioner, Avinash Dhakne, has reportedly introduced that no personal vehicles or two-wheelers shall be registered within the state until May 1, 2021. The transport division has additionally determined to cancel learner’s licence and everlasting driving licence assessments in any respect Regional Transport Offices (RTO) throughout the state. Having mentioned that, the RTOs will proceed to register industrial car used for transport, along with finishing pending work which will be performed on-line. As for automobiles which can be required for medical and different emergencies throughout Covid-19, comparable to ambulances, they are often registered on a precedence foundation.
As for these with an expired driving licence, the transport division has mentioned that they are going to be legitimate till June 30, 2021. While no new utility shall be accepted for duplicate licence and renewal of licences until additional discover, previous functions on Saarthi software program shall be processed on-line and accomplished. Customers who’ve booked a four-wheeler or two-wheeler must watch for the sellers to finish the registration.
Speaking to ET Auto, an official mentioned, “With the shutdown in registrations and uncertainty over whether lockdown will be lifted on May 1, it will not only hit private vehicle registrations but the automobile industry too. At least 4,200 cars and bikes will not be registered due to the shutdown during these 10 days.”
The report says that in Financial Year 2020-21, each month round 3,487 personal vehicles and 9,374 bikes have been registered in Mumbai RTOs. The similar through the pre-COVID interval have been a lot increased at a mean of 4,038 vehicles and 13,404 two-wheelers being registered in a month. The variety of automobiles in Mumbai just lately crossed 40 lakh, which incorporates 11.6 lakh personal vehicles and almost 24 lakh two-wheelers. With RTO’s not registering personal automobiles, there may be sure to be a substantial drop in new car registrations in April 2021. Interestingly, this time final 12 months, RTOs have been closed as a consequence of a nationwide lockdown, which led to a heavy drop in new car registrations in FY2021.
Source: ET Auto
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