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Transport Department Achieves Revenue Collection Of Rs. 1019.47 Crore

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HT Bureau

GUWAHATI, April 8: Transport minister Chandra Mohan Patowary interacted with the district transport officers in a conference held at Assam Administrative Staff College on Friday.

The minister lauded the achievement of the Transport Department in generating a revenue collection of Rs. 1019.47 crore during the financial year 2021-22 compared to Rs. 738.80 crore during the financial year 2020-21. There was an increase of 38% compared to the previous financial year.

Minister Patowary also distributed a special award to the Commissionerate of Transport for successfully surpassing Rs. 1,000 crore revenue collections for the first time in Assam.

He also distributed awards to DTO, Goalpara for maximum revenue collection; DTO, Kamrup (Enforcement) for achieving 100% target in the area of enforcement; DTO, Jorhat for 100% target achievement of revenue collection etc.

Interacting with the DTOs, minister Patowary said that the image of the Transport Department from the public’s perspective has undergone a huge transformation owing to the online, faceless and contactless services offered for easy access for the general public.

He further called upon the DTOs to adhere to good governance and practices in their respective offices so that the good image garnered by the department is sustained.

Certificates of Appreciation were given to 20 districts for 100% achievement of their allotted revenue target for the financial year 2021-22.

Commissioner of Transport, Adil Khan stated that the State Road Safety Council has conducted a road safety audit of 46 road stretches across 18 districts covering 254 vulnerable accident-prone spots to identify the discrepancies in road engineering aspect and plan for audit of 14 number of road stretches is ready.


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