Opening of a new Office/ Unit of the Public Vehicles Department at Upen Banerjee Road, Beside Behala Airport, Kolkata in addition to one at Kasba and other at Bidhannagar (Salt Lake).
Transport Department operates from the State Administrative Buildings, i.e. Writers’ Buildings. The Kolkata RTO office is known as Public Vehicles Department.
Governor is pleased to direct that all Regional Transport Authorities in West Bengal will act as Registering Authority for the purpose of the Carriage by Road Act, 2007.
To grant subsidy for payment of salary, pension and retirement benefits in respect of the existing employees of the Transport Corporations and also for the employees whose appointments under the Transport Corporations.
If red or blue light is affixed to a hired vehicle, then such hired vehicle shall be used only for official purposes and only when the concerned dignitary /official concerned is using such vehicle himself or herself. Use of such hired vehicles with red or blue lights beyond office hours for non-official purposes is strictly prohibited.
Regional Transport Authority, Siliguri shall issue Contract Carriage permits to Metered Taxis i.e. Motor Cab (of Air-conditioned and/or Non-air-conditioned type) to operate within the jurisdiction of Siliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority and the area of Siliguri Sub-division.
Governor has been pleased to empower the Transport Secretary to the Government of West Bengal to grant subsidy for payment of salary, pension and retirement benefits in respect of employees of the Transport Corporations.