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Telangana opposes repealing of MV Act

New Delhi: Telangana government today opposed empowering private agencies in issues pertaining to driving license, fitness certificate and registration of vehicles, saying it may be misused in the absence of an effective control by the
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PTI October 28, 2014 20:08 IST

New Delhi: Telangana government today opposed empowering private agencies in issues pertaining to driving license, fitness certificate and registration of vehicles, saying it may be misused in the absence of an effective control by the state government.

Telangana Transport Minister Mahender Reddy said that such measures would create problems for smaller states and suggested that existing state government machinery should be strengthened.

Speaking on Road Transport and Safety Bill 2014, Reddy opined that measures must be initiated to strengthen state government mechanism for better control of vehicles and road safety, instead of repealing the existing Motor Vehicle Act 1988.

Briefing reporters here the Minister also said that he has urged Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari to approve the establishment of a separate road transport corporation for Telangana called as Telangana State Road Transport Corporation.

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