Transport Minister P Mahender Reddy today directed the officials concerned to provide improved services through internet and WiFi facilities to local people on the need of avoiding road accidents and receiving driving license applications on the spot and clearing the same immediately.
The minister congratulated Transport Commissioner Sandip Kumar Sultania for receiving the prestigious “Trial Blazer Award” from IT Minister KT Rama Rao and noted journalist Rajdeep Sardesai on Saturday that was constituted jointly by Hindustan Petroleum and India Today. On the occasion, the minister asked Sultania to press in mobile wallet and adequate number of vehicles such as 104 to offer better services to create awareness on the road safety. Road safety measures should be taken to avoid the accidents besides giving on the spot driving licenses to the applicants using Internet and Wi-Fi facility, Reddy stated. He said he would take up the issue with Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao after preparing necessary plan. Steps should be taken to modernize computerized vehicle checking facility at Malkapuram in Nalgonda district and modernize the existing driving tracks into automatic for better services through check-posts modernization and online pollution checking.
Later, the minister assured to look into the issue of promotions and other grievances when a team of TMU comprising Ashwatham Reddy, Thomas Reddy and others sought his help. The minister also said he would talk to TSRTC Managing Director J V Ramana Rao on the issue. (NSS)