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50 Pvt Vehicles on Government Duty Booked

Published: 17th January 2015 06:03 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th January 2015 06:03 AM   |  A+A-

BENGALURU: The Transport Department on Friday turned the heat on private vehicles hired by government offices, and booked over 50 cases. This comes following the recent crackdown on government vehicles plying without ‘pollution under control’ (PUC) certificates. According to the rules, government offices are not permitted to hire private vehicles for official duties.

The Transport Department conducted the drive at Koramangala, where the vehicles found in violation were booked and issued check reports, according to a statement from the department.

It is quite common for Central and state government offices, banks and government departments to hire private vehicles. Many of these display ‘government duty’ plates prominently.

Joint Commissioner for Transport (Urban & Rural) L Narendra Holkar, who led the drive, said, “All government departments are hereby informed not to hire private vehicles for official work.”



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