Fitness test mandatory for driving license in Maharashtra

Last Updated: Monday, March 29, 2010 - 22:09

Mumbai: Maharashtra Transport Minister
Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil today said that fitness certificate
has been made mandatory for renewal of licenses or issuance of
new ones by the Regional Transport Office (RTO) in Mumbai.

Vikhe-Patil said the new rules have come into force since
last month.

He was responding to a calling attention notice by Madhu
Chavan (Congress) and others on the irregularities at the
RTO`s Tardeo office.

He said tenders for the fleet taxis would be issued next
month.

Minister of state for Transport Gulabrao Deokar assured
that the government would inquire into complaints of bribe
being asked by RTO officials to issue licenses.

PTI



First Published: Monday, March 29, 2010 - 22:09

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