Ministry advises to accept documents available at Digilocker, mParivahan

IMPHAL, 26th Nov: Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has advised to accept documents available at Digilocker or mParivahan app of the ministry and treat them at par with the certificate issued by the transport authorities under the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988 via a letter dated August 8, 2018. Both Digilocker and mParivahan apps have facility to pull out a citizen’s driving license, registration certificate or any other certificate in electronic form and these electronic records are deemed to be legally recognised at par with the original documents as per the provision of the Information Technology Act, 2000, conveyed state Transport director C Arthur Worchuiyo in a notification. Therefore, all driving licenses, registration certificates or any other certificates in electronic form through Digilocker and MParivahan app will be treated at par with the original documents by the enforcing authority. However, the above notification does not apply to cases where driving licence or registration certificate has to be seized by law enforcement authorities as per Motor Vehicle Act and rules, added the notification.

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