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Students in Delhi can now get their learner’s driving licence issued from college

The Delhi government has empowered directors and principals of colleges to issue learner’s licences.

delhi Updated: Aug 04, 2018 14:45 IST
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Young and studying in Delhi? You can soon get your Learner’s Driving licence from your college itself, says transport minister Kailash Gehlot.(Ravi Kumar/Hindustan Times)

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.”

First Published: Aug 04, 2018 14:13 IST