Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
26-April-2012 17:24 IST
Inspection and Certification System
The Government approved a scheme for a uniform inspection and maintenance system during the 11th Five Year Plan by setting-up of model Automated Inspection & Certification Centres one each in ten states namely Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and National Capital Territory of Delhi on a pilot basis. The Government also intends to put in place a nominated National Audit Agency so that the established Centres may be audited periodically.

Under the scheme of inspection and maintenance system, one model Automated Inspection And Certification Centre would be established in each states on a pilot basis. The state will further replicate such center based on motor vehicle population with the Under section 56 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 State Governments are empowered to authorize private or public garages as testing stations for the purpose of granting certificate of fitness to transport vehicles.

This information was given by the Minister of State of Road Transport and Highways, Dr. Tushar A. Chaudhary in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

Sanjay Kumar/kd