|Government of Assam|
Transport Department of the Govt.of Assam is one of the major revenue earning departments. This department yields handsome revenue to the Govt. exchequer every year. This department occupies a special position among all the revenue earning departments of Assam.
With the passage of time and under the changed circumstances with a view to cope with the necessities, a separate department under the name and style " Transport Department, Govt. of Assam" was introduced at the beginning of the year 1951. Transport Department was headed by a Secretary of the Govt. of Assam at the relevant period of time. Thereafter, with the rolling of years, the position of Administrative Head has been occupied by Commissioner & Secretary and now at present by a Principal Secretary. The Head of the department under the Govt. of Assam, Transport Department is the "Commissioner of Transport", Assam.
|Functions and Activities:|
1.Enforcement and implementation of Motor Vehicle Act., 1988; Assam Motor Vehicle Rules, 2003; The Assam Motor Vehicle Taxation Act., 1936; Assam Motor Vehicle Taxation Rules, 1940; The Assam Passengers and Goods Taxation Act.; Bengal Public Demand Recovery Act.
8. Issue Road Permits to Stage Carriage, Contract Carriage, Goods Vehicles and countersign the same.