Transport Department operates from the State Administrative Buildings, i.e. Writers’ Buildings. The Kolkata RTO office is known as Public Vehicles Department.

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Penalty for Overloading of Goods Vehicles in West Bengal


Government has decided to show zero tolerance to the menace of overloading of goods vehicles in the State and to impose enhanced penalty on the offenders in terms of the existing legal provisions.

Banglashree Express Services – Timetable of AC Volvo Bus


There was a long cherished aspiration among the people that the district towns be connected with Kolkata by high speed modern AC VOLVO bus services so that they can travel overnight to reach Kolkata and return back conveniently.

RTA, Kolkata to Limit Number of Permits on Auto-Rickshaw


Governor is pleased to finally publish the notification directing the RTA, Kolkata to limit the number of permits on autorickshaw plying in different routes within the jurisdiction of Kolkata, Howrah, Bidhannagar and Barrackpore Police Commissionerates in public interest, with immediate effect.

Driver’s Training Manual by Transport Department


Published by the Transport Department, Government of West Bengal in collaboration with Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. Download Driver’s Training Manual

West Bengal Motor Transport Workers’ Welfare Cess Act, 2010


An Act to provide for the levy and collection of cess on motor vehicles carrying passengers or goods by road for hire or reward for the financing of schemes to promote the social security, health and welfare of motor transport workers and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

Inter State Bus Operation is Suspended due to Corona Virus


Considering the emergent situation developing due to spread of Novel Coronavirus, all Inter State Bus operations originating from this state shall remain suspended from 12 midnight on 21st March, 2020 till 31st March, 2020.

Auto-Rickshaw Policy of West Bengal, 2018


Governor is pleased to frame a ‘Policy for operation and regularization of auto-rickshaws as well as issuance of permits for auto-rickshaws in the State’ hereinafter termed as ‘Auto-rickshaw Policy of West Bengal, 2018’

One Time Waiver of Penalty On Tax on Motor Vehicles Scheme

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State Government in the Transport Department has decided to provide one time opportunity to the owners of such defaulting motor vehicles to pay the due amount of motor vehicle tax and/or additional tax/one-time tax without payment of penalty.

Scheme for Operation of Radio Taxi Service in West Bengal


Operation of Air-conditioned Metered Taxi service with Radio Network in Kolkata and in other areas of the State in the interest of the customers of a different category who seek for such luxury taxi service.

Jaladhara Scheme for Financial Assistance to replace Bhutbhuti

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Governor is pleased to formulate and introduce a “scheme”, namely, “JALADHARA”, for extending financial assistance for replacement or conversion of the existing ‘BHUTBHUTI’s by safe and secure mechanically propelled boats in the interest of public safety.
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