CHANDIGAR: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Tuesday launched the online driving license service for citizens making it easier to get a learner’s driving license with just one click on their computer, mobile, tablet or laptop.
“This is a revolutionary decision that will save time, money and energy for people who want to obtain a learner’s license from the comfort of their own home 24 hours a day” , the Chief Minister announced at the launch of the www.sarathi.parivahan.gov.in portal.
The Chief Minister said that the Punjab government took this groundbreaking initiative to help the people and control corruption. He said that with the launch of this facility, people will no longer have to face any inconvenience after visiting the RTA offices/tracks. However, Bhagwant Mann said that they will now be able to get Learner Driving License with just one click on their computer, mobile, tablet or phone while sitting at home 24/7 out of 7. He said that apart from this, if people wish, they can also apply their licenses at Suvidha center.
The Chief Minister said that a candidate can apply for the learner’s driving license while uploading his Adhaar card after which he can appear in the e-learning license test. He said that after taking the online test, a candidate can download the license and take their fingerprint. Bhagwant Mann said it would help save valuable time for people who previously had to wait in line to get their permits.
The Chief Minister said that in 2021-22, driver’s license was issued to 5.21 lakh applicants. So, he said that with the launch of this online facility, more than 5 lakh applicants will get their licenses smoothly and hassle-free without even visiting the RTA offices. Bhagwant Mann further said that the state government is committed to the welfare of the people by providing them with the best citizen-centric services, adding that more such facilities will be launched in the coming days. .