Tag: Department of Transport Management

Government to install RFID posts at Kathmandu entry points

Kathmandu, November 20 In a bid to help police arrest people involved in various criminal incidents, the Department of Transport Management is planning to install radio-frequency identification (RFID)┬áposts at major entry points of Kathmandu Valley. The new system will enable officials to track movement of vehicles after reading the radio-frequency information kept on their embossed […]

Application collection for embossed number plates resumes

Kathmandu, November 6 The Department of Transport Management says it has resumed collection applications for embossed number plates on vehicles. The number plates will mention the number of provinces as per the new system. Once the provinces will be named by respective provincial governments, the names will be added free of cost, according to Department’s […]

Government to mention province’s name on embossed number plates

Kathmandu, October 22 The Ministry of Physical Infrastructures and Transport has taken a proposal to the Cabinet to mention the name of province on embossed number plates of vehicles. Earlier, the Ministry had begun distributing the places with the names of zones, but had halted it after stakeholders and public criticised the government for failing […]

Indian company wins tender to supply smart driving licences again

Kathmandu, October 16 India-based Madras Security Printers has won the tender called by the Nepal government to print and supply 750,000 smart driving licences. The same company had supplied licences to the Department of Transport Management earlier. The Department’s Director General Rup Narayan Bhattarai says an agreement in this regard will be signed today. Earlier, […]

Driving licence distribution halted for two weeks

Kathmandu, September 24 The Department of Transport Management has halted collection of applications for driving licence and its distribution for next two weeks citing traffic police, whom the Department needs to work with, will be busy in traffic management on the road during the Dashain festival. Now, the operations will resume on October 8 only, […]

Bus ticket booking for Dashain uncertain as transports bargain with government

Kathmandu, September 6 The booking of bus tickets targeting people visiting their homes from Kathmandu, which is scheduled to begin on Thursday, has become uncertain as transporters have begun bargaining with the government for some changes in transportation rules. Earlier, a meeting of stakeholders coordinated by the Department of Transport Management had decided to begin […]