Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Tuesday launched the online driving license facility.
Now state’s residents can get learner’s driving license on a single click of their computer, mobile, tablet or laptop.
“This is a revolutionary decision which will save the time, money and energy of the people desirous of getting learner’s driving license in the comfort of their homes round the clock“ the CM said while launching www.sarathi.parivahan.gov.in portal.
Mann said the Punjab government has taken this initiative to facilitate the people and check the corruption.
He said with the launch of this facility the people will not have to now face any sort of inconvenience after going to Regional Traport Authority offices.
Mann said now they will be able to get the learner’s driving license just at a single click of their computer, mobile, tablet or phone while sitting at their home 24X7.
He said this apart, people can also apply for their licenses at Suvidha centre too.
The CM said an applicant can apply the learner’s driving license while uploading their Adhaar card after which he can appear in the online learning license test. He said after clearing the online test an applicant can download the license and take its print.
Mann said this will help in saving the precious time of people who earlier had to stand in long queues for getting their license.
In 2021-22, driving 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 in a smooth and hassle free manner without even going to the RTA offices.