Goa transport minister Mauvin Godinho announces 16 e-services transport department, which will be fully operational from Friday, June 11.These transport department will be accessible through an online portal in Goa, said the state transport minister.
"We are launching 16 e-services wherein people will be able to directly go online to access them on a portal. It will allow people to renew new temporary permits and goods carriage permits, among other services. The service will be fully operational online from Friday." The minister told to media persons at a press conference on Tuesday. "We have a total of 174 services, and slowly we are moving towards digitizing as many as possible," Godinho added.
The facility has been established in order to provide transport services at the doorstep of the people in the midst of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, which restricts movement. "This is our digital footprint on the services rendered to the people. Earlier, people had to visit the Regional Transport Office (RTO) to get these services done. However, in times of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is better to sit at home and avail these services," said the state transport minister.
Meanwhile, Chhattisgarh also launched a similar facility on June 2. Under the name 'Tunhar Sarkar, Tuhar Dwar', it is said to provide 22 transport-related services at people's doorstep.