ministry of road transport and highways

Govt. announced new rules for tourist vehicle operators; new rules applicable from April 1

1 month ago

To promote tourism across the States in our country, simultaneously, to grow the revenue of state Governments, The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, announced a new scheme, under which any tourist vehicle operator may apply for an “All India Tourist Authorization/Permit” through online mode.

The new set of rules, to be known as, “All India Tourist Vehicles Authorization and Permit Rules, 2021”  has been published vide GSR 166( E) dated 10 March 2021 will be applicable from 01 April 2021. The permit will be issued within 30days of relevant documents and fee submission.

According to the official release, the scheme allows flexibility in the form of authorization/permit being granted, for a period of three months or its multiples thereof, not exceeding three years at a time. The step has been taken in view of the growing travel and tourism industry with domestic and international tourists.

Seema Jain

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