The government has shifted the last dates of all the dates from income tax return to PAN Aadhaar card due to Coronavirus Pandemic. Now the government has also given a big relief on Driving License and other documents from vehicles. The government extended the validity of such DLs and documents till 31 December (Validity of DL and Documents extended to 31 December) which were going to be renewed recently. This order has brought relief to crores of people of the country. Let us also tell you what decision has been taken by the government.
Order from Ministry of Road Transport and Highways Ministry has decided to extend the validity of driving license and necessary documents of motor vehicles till 31 December 2020 in view of the corona virus epidemic. This information was given on Monday in an official statement. The validity of the earlier documents was extended till 30 September, which has now been extended by the end of this year.
The enhanced validity statement of these documents states that the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has extended the validity of fitness, permits, licenses, registrations or other documents under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 and the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 to 31 December 2020. These documents have to be renewed from time to time.
Advice on behalf of the Ministry
The Ministry further advised that all related documents whose validity could not be extended or are likely to be due to nationwide bandh and documents whose validity expired from February 1, 2020 or December 31, It will expire by 2020, they will be considered valid till 31 December 2020. Enforcement officers have been advised to consider such documents valid till December 31, 2020.