Pulwama 22 Aug, 2020
In the pursuit of responsive governance and evolving best practising mechanisms towards accessible public services ARTO Pulwama , Muazzam Ali set the trend by issuing driving license on ground immediately after passing the driving test.
In a novel way ,the Motor Vehicles Department in pulwama today along with men , machinery and logistics issued driving licenses to scores to applicants immediately passing the driving test . The ARTO was accompanied by Motor Vehicle Inspectors and other staff .
While sensitising the applicants regarding Safe driving practices and motor vehicles act Muazzam Ali said that that the main motive behind adopting this novel method is to bring transparency in issuing the licenses besides reposing the faith of public in the good governance model adopted by the government. He added that Motor Vehicles Department Pulwama has embarked on the mission of being responsive and accessible.
He appealed all the people visiting MVD pulwama to feel free in case they face any inconvenience regarding registration of vehicles , Issuance of Driving Fitness certificates ,route permits . He further added that MVD pulwama is going to launch a helpline regarding Motor Vehicles Act violations besides full filling the purpose of greviance redressal cell.
Meanwhile 24 applicants appeared in the driving test among which 7 qualified the test who were handed over the driving license by ARTO inspot .
It is worthwhile to mention that District Adminstation Pulwama has took some drastic steps in the decongestion of town like scientific management of traffic , shifting of Bus Adda to Drusoo , and blacklisting of vehicles found violating traffic rules.