Mumbai has seen a large influx of motor vehicle inspectors from different parts of Maharashtra. The transfer of 314 assistant inspectors in 50 RTOs is expected to be finalized early next week.
Most of these officers will be deployed at Tardeo RTO in the island city, as well as Wadala, Andheri in the eastern suburbs and Borivali in the western suburbs of Mumbai.
The increased presence of officers in Mumbai's RTOs aims to address the increasing workload due to the increasing number of licenses and vehicle registrations in the city. Joint Transport Commissioner JB Patil said that many vacant posts have now been filled.
This influx of personnel is expected to accelerate tasks such as driving tests, vehicle inspection and monitoring of auto-taxi drivers and the activities of flying squads responsible for enforcing traffic rules, especially for heavy vehicles like buses and trucks.
Notably, this transfer and posting process for Inspectors and Assistant Inspectors represents the first example of adopting a transparent online process.