The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has announced a new scheme for tourist vehicle operators, under which any tourist vehicle operator may apply for an “All India tourist authorization and permit” through online mode. The new set of rules will be known as “All India Tourist Vehicles Authorization and Permit Rules, 2021”. This will come into effect from April 01, 2021.
About the rules:
- The new rules for permits are aimed at promoting tourism across the states in our country, while simultaneously, helping to grow the revenue of state Governments.
- The permits will be issued, after relevant documents are submitted and fees deposited, within 30 days of submission of such applications.
- The authorization/permit will be granted, for a period of three months or its multiples thereof, not exceeding three years at a time.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Minister of Road Transport and Highways: Nitin Gadkari.