Students in Delhi can now get their learner’s driving licence issued from college
Young people studying in Delhi will now be able to get their Learner’s Driving licence from their college or poytechnic, transport minister Kailash Gahlot announced on Saturday.
The minister took to microblogging site Twitter to announce that the Delhi government has empowered directors and principals of colleges to issue learner’s licences.
“Young and studying in Delhi? You can soon get your Learner’s Driving licence from your college itself,” the tweet read.
A Learner’s Licence is valid for up to six months. The initiative will help about two lakh students from various colleges, polytechnics and ITIs in Delhi, according to Gahlot.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal retweeted the announcement and called it a “big step in cutting red tape” and “reducing corruption.”