Dr. Jiban Chandra Chakraborty, IAS Additional Secretary to the Government of West Bengal, Transport Department is designated as the Nodal Officer in respect of all matters within the scope of Transport Department.
Transport Department operates from the State Administrative Buildings, i.e. Writers’ Buildings. The Kolkata RTO office is known as Public Vehicles Department.
Task Force is constituted to deal with various aspects relating to the identification of the specific locations where Taxi Stands within the jurisdiction of Kolkata Municipal Corporation is to be earmarked.
To identify and analyse the factors for escalation of costs of transport operations both in the public and private sectors; To evolve generalised formulae based on scientific parameters for review/revision of fare structure from time to time.
Governor is pleased to exempt payment of taxes by the E-rickshaw owners for the financial year, 2015-2016 in public interest and to make the migration to the E-rickshaw regime seamless and barrier-free.
Designate an officer of the State Government as Nodal Officer and another officer as Additional Nodal Officer for the purpose of looking after the various aspects pertaining to road safety measures.
Governor is pleased to constitute the District Road Safety Committee for each district of the State of West Bengal to deal with all matters pertaining to road safety in respect of the district(s).