Morung Express News
Dimapur | August 21
People in Nagaland, on an average, buy over 2542 vehicles per month. This is the weighted average of vehicle registration as reflected in ‘Vahan,’ the national vehicle registry with the objective to collect all information available with road transport authorities, both citizens and regulators.
Data from the registry published in the recently launched Nagaland Chief Minister’s Dashboard (CM Dashboard) informed that in the period between April-July, a total of 7627 vehicles were registered in Nagaland.
The registration was highest in the month of April with 3094 vehicles. It was 2279 and 2254 respectively in June and July.
Additionally, a total of Rs 6.03 crores was collected by the transport department for the registration during the last three months. Incidentally, the state-based website linked to Nagaland State in the Vahan registry was not working when The Morung Express accessed the site on August 21.
With regard to SARATHI, the national registry for Driving Licenses, the dashboard informed that a total of 1, 40, 738 licenses were issued till July 2018.
It increased by 45239 from June when the numbers stood at 95,499. During June and July, a total of 1551 and 2540 Learners Licenses (LL) were issued respectively, while 2327 and 1772 Driving Licenses were issued during the same period. The state specific ‘SARATHI’ website however was not working.
On the transport sector, the dashboard informed that till July 2018, a total of 2,91,137 National Permits—a permit granted by a competent authority to goods carriages to operate through-out India—were issued, from which Rs 475.73 crores was collected.