All services relating to driving licenses have been halted, and license authorities will be unable to do this job until additional directives are issued.

At the same time, nodal officers have been deployed to prevent overcrowding in buses. The existing learning license's validity period will be extended. With the speed of Corona catching up in Delhi, the Delhi Government is hard at work tightening the laws. The administration has now taken yet another significant measure to halt its spread. The Delhi Government's Transport Department has issued an order to halt the driving license exam. Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gehlot has also tweeted this information on his own Twitter account.

The Transport Department has taken precautions to prevent the spread of (Covid-19) for online and existing appointments for Permanent Driving License and Learning Driving License in accordance with the directions issued by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Tuesday. All driving test-related activities have been halted until further notice. Simultaneously, attempts have been taken to deploy nodal officials in order to minimize bus congestion.

Dr. Navalendra Kumar Singh, Joint Commissioner of Transport Department, has also issued an order. According to the ruling, all existing appointments will be rescheduled, and applicants will be notified via Short Message Service (SMS).

In response to the growing number of covid-19 cases in the city, the DDMA has mandated that government personnel performing non-essential activities work from home. It has also mandated the deployment of nodal officials to alleviate traffic congestion in buses and metro trains. These orders are being issued in accordance with this.

The time for validity of the learning license will be extended

The Transport Department has said in the new order that the existing learning license's validity period would be extended. It indicates that all services would continue to be provided in all zone offices while guaranteeing appropriate conduct. As a result, the fitness test of commercial cars will continue in accordance with Covid's suitable conduct.

Nodal officers made executive directors of all three ISBTs

The department's enforcement team will also inspect public transportation vehicles in accordance with the DDMA's requirements. As nodal officials, the executive directors of all three Inter-State Bus Terminus (ISBT) have been appointed. He shall take all required precautions to monitor COVID-friendly conduct in ISBT.

ISBT General Manager will be made Deputy Nodal Officer

On behalf of the department, it has been stated that the General Managers of ISBT would be appointed as sub-nodal officers in order to guarantee effective monitoring and conduct in accordance with the DDMA directive. The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC), which operates public buses in Delhi, as well as the administration of the Delhi Integrated Multi Modal Transit System, have also been given stringent orders to follow the DDMA standards in order to prevent the spread of Covid.

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