GUWAHATI: Transport Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary had a detailed discussion with the department officials on the impact of the national lockdown. In view of the inconvenience faced by the people during the lockdown period, he decided to provide support and relief to the people related to the transport sector.
Accordingly, Transport Department, Assam has issued an order to extend the validity of registration, license, permits etc. till July 31. The late payment or fine for delay of renewal of such documents has also been waived off. This order is in compliance of the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways, Government of India.
In addition, State Government has also waived the compounding fees or fine for delay in payment of Commercial Tax of both the categories of passenger vehicles and goods vehicles till July 31 in the larger interest of the public.