Still, also you may show documents stored in DigiLocker to avoid hefty penalties under the amended motor vehicles law, If stopped by a business bobby for valid papers. A elderly Road Transport Ministry functionary said that drivers can produce documents using DigiLocker or mParivahan mobile app. The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which aims to apply stricter penalties for road business violations, went into effect at the launch of this month.
” Drivers can produce digital documents. Digital documents don’t mean scrutinized dupe or a print of driving license, RC ( enrollment instrument) or insurance. They’ve to be stored on DigiLocker or mParivahan app,”the functionary said.
An amended provision in the Central Motor Vehicles Rules 1989 allows citizens to produce transport- related documents similar as enrollment, insurance, fitness and permit, the driving licence, pollution check instrument and any other applicable documents in electronic form.
platform for allocation and verification of documents & instruments in a digital way, therefore barring the use of physical documents. The DigiLocker website can be penetrated at https//digitallocker.gov.in/.
“This would enable the use of digital platforms for carrying and verification of the documents and is a step towards citizen facilitation,”says the premonitory transferred to the state police and transport departments on November 19, 2018.
A mobile app for Government of India’s DigiLocker operation.