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New Motor Vehicles Offices at Arambagh, Haldia and Ghatal

Published in Transport.

Government of West Bengal
Transport Department
Paribahan Bhawan
12, R.N. Mukherjee Road, Kolkata – 700 001

No. 4974-WT/TR/3M-25/2011 Date: 11.12.2014

NOTIFICATION

WHEREAS, the Transport Department vide No. 4410-WT/TR/0/12E-21/2014 dated 07.11.2014 placed before the Cabinet its proposal for opening of three (3) new Motor Vehicles Offices (ARTO Offices) – one each at Arambagh, Ghatal and Haldia – along with creation of twelve (12) posts of different categories for effective functioning of the proposed offices;

AND, WHEREAS, the aforesaid proposal specifically mentioned that there would be three (3) posts of Additional Regional Transport Officer (one each for the proposed three new offices), three (3) posts of Motor Vehicles Inspector (Technical) (one each for the proposed three new offices) and six (6) posts of Motor Vehicles Inspector (Non-Technical) (two each for the proposed three new offices);

AND, WHEREAS, the proposal contained in the Cabinet Memorandum had received the concurrence of the Finance Department vide their U.O. No. Group P 2/2014-2015/2215 dated 08/09/2014;

AND, WHEREAS, the State Cabinet in its meeting dated 07.11.2014 accorded approval to the proposal of the Transport Department vide Cabinet Decision No. 43 to open three (3) new Motor Vehicles Offices (ARTO Offices) one each at Arambagh, Ghatal and Haldia Sub-Divisions and created twelve (12) posts of different categories for effective functioning of the new offices;

AND, WHEREAS, the aforesaid Decision of the Cabinet taken on the basis of required inputs received from both the Transport Department and the Finance Department requires to be acted upon;

NOW, THEREFORE, the Governor is hereby pleased to sanction the opening of the three (3) new Motor Vehicles Offices (ARTO Offices) at the locations shown in the schedule below in public interest.

SCHEDULE

Sl. No. Sub-Division Location of the new office District
1. Arambagh Office premises of the SDO, Arambagh Hooghly
2. Haldia Office premises of the SDO, Haldia Purba Medinipur
3. Ghatal Office premises of the SDO, Ghatal Paschim Medinipur

The Governor is further pleased to create and sanction one (1) post of Additional Regional Transport Officer (ARTO), one (1) post of Motor Vehicles Inspector (Technical) (MVI(T)) and two (2) posts of Motor Vehicles Inspector (Non-Technical) (MVI(NT)) for each of the three (3) new Motor Vehicles Offices [three (3) posts of ARTO, three (3) posts of MVI(T) and six (6) posts of MVI(NT) in total for the three new offices] in terms of the Cabinet decision mentioned hereinabove.

The Governor is also pleased to direct that the new Motor Vehicles Office at Arambagh shall start functioning within a period of six (6) months from the date of publication of this Notification in the official Gazette.

The Governor is further pleased to direct that the two (2) other new Motor Vehicles Offices – one at Haldia and the other at Ghatal – shall start functioning within a period of one (1) year from the date of publication of this Notification in the official Gazette.

The Governor is also pleased to decide that the Motor Vehicles Offices as aforementioned shall be under the immediate control of the Sub-Divisional Officer of the Sub-Division concerned and the overall control of those offices shall vest in the District Magistrate of the respective Districts. The actual start of services from these Motor Vehicles Offices will be notified later on. The registration marks for them will also be notified separately.
This takes immediate effect.

By Order of the Governor

Sd/- ALAPAN BANDYOPADHYAY
Principal Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal
Transport Department

No. 4974-WT dated 11.12.2014