Since the widespread of the deadly Coronavvirus, all the offices including the government offices were closed as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of viruses.
After being closed for almost 3 months The Regional Transport Office (RTO) will be open to the public from Monday, June 22.All departments will function and work related to licence and vehicle registration will be carried out.
To follow the physical distancing norms, only 50 learner’s licences and 90 permanent licences will be issued and hence the applicants may have to wait for two-three months for their turn.
During lockdown offices providing essential services were working and Nagpur RTO was also providing necessary licences to vehicles carrying essential goods and services and new vehicle registrations were taking place.
According to the new directives from the transport commissioner, except the camp office, all work will resume from Monday. New licences, licence renewal, vehicle registration and work related to licence, speed monitoring, flying squads of Nagpur city, rural RTO, and deputy transport office will function normally.
The changed dates have been communicated to the applicants via SMS, informed the RTO. Earlier the limit of learner licences was 200 and the permanent licence was 150 per day, now with the revised quota, the waiting period will be longer.
Use of mask and hand gloves have been made mandatory while visiting RTO. After the driving test of each candidate, the driving school will have to sanitise the vehicle for the next candidate. For renewal of fitness certificate for vehicles, the vehicle will be sanitised and the expenses will have to be bear by the owner of the vehicle.