Computerization of Vehicle Registration and Driving Licenses

The Govt. of Punjab is carrying out a large number of e-governance initiatives across Punjab. The District Transport Office, Ropar under the able guidance of Secretary Transport, Punjab, State Transport Commissioner, Punjab and Deputy Commissioner, Ropar has successfully carried out the computerization work of the transport department. The District Transport Office, Ropar is issueing the registration certificates and driving licenses (both learner and permanent) on the same day through the implementation of VAHAN and SARATHI softwares respectively. The software has been provided by National Informatics Centre (N.I.C.).

As a part of these initiatives, computerization of the various offices of the transport department will be done across the state and all the data will be available online. The process of obtaining verification, No Objection Certificates (NOC) and the details of the vehicles will become much simpler.


VAHAN (Registration of Vehicles):

This software is being used for issuing computerized RCs (Registration Certificates for Vehicles) to the citizens. All the activities related to registration of vehicles like New vehicle registration, transfer of ownership, issuance of fancy numbers, addition/cancellation of hypothecation etc for both commercials as well as non commercial vehicles, has been computerized.

SARATHI (Issuance of Driving Licenses):

SARATHI software has been implemented for issuance of computerized driving license to the citizens. The photograph, signature and thumb impression of the applicatns are recorded in the computer on the spot.The learning license is also being issued with computrized photograph of the applicant.

click here to see the details of Vehicle Registration and Driving Licenses at online portal of Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.