The central government has once again given relief to millions of motorists in the country. The government has extended the deadline for licenses, vehicle registration and fitness certificates till September 30.
The decision was take by the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways as the documents could not be renewed during the lockdown.
Following the announcement by Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, advisory has been issue to all the states and union territories to extend the deadline for vehicle documents till September 30.
Union Ministry of Road Transport Nitin Gadkari shared Tweet.
The ministry had earlier issue an advisory on the March 30 to all states and Union Territories wherein it was advised that documents such as Fitness, Permit (all types), Driving License, Registration, which had expire since February or would expire till May 31, would be treated as valid till May 31. The date was further push to June 30.
Later, in order to facilitate citizens during the period and conditions for prevention of Covid-19, MoRTH had issued a gazette notification on May 21 relaxing the fee validity and/or additional fee under Rule 32 or Rule 81 of the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989, till 31st July 2020.
With this order, the state/UTs have been request to consider provisions available under the MV Act, 1988 and other acts for considering relaxation in requirement of permit, or fees or taxes for renewal/penalty for permits.