Gurugram: People in Haryana can now obtain their driving licence by applying online and also without undergoing medical test, an official said on Tuesday.
Gurugram Deputy Commissioner Hardeep Singh launched the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) in E-Disha centre at Gurugram's Sub-Divisional Office. The SOP will be applicable across the state.
"Under the SOP system, a uniform structure of fee and procedure to obtain driving licences across the state has been introduced," RS Sangwan, Deputy Director (National Capital region), Information, Public Relation and Language Department (IPRLD), told IANS.
He said a driving licence facilitation Centre (help desk) has been set up in the E-Disha centres.
People can prepare their own file for the driving license application. The fee for the file cover has been reduced from Rs 50 to Rs 10.
The application for obtaining driving licence can be directly made on the state Transport Department website.
The government has also provided people relief from the medical test, which was earlier mandatory.
Now, applicants below 50 years can get their licence without undergoing medical test. They need only submit attested medical certificate from any MBBS doctor on their physical fitness and need not undergo any medical test.
The driving licence would be delivered to the applicants at their homes through Speed Post within a week.
Besides, the applicants would not have to pay Rs 100 cess charged by the local body.