NDTV : Mar 09, 2019, 10:20 AM
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has issued a unified driving license and vehicle registration norm in India which will be effective from October 1, 2019. The reverse side of the driving license will have an emergency contact number. The new regulation aims at creating a central online database of all the vehicles and drivers. The reverse side will feature details of the registered vehicle.The vehicle registration card will embody the fuel type and emission details along with the owner's details, upfront.The government will also improve the quality of the cards as the printing on the current ones fades with them aging. The QR Code and elaborative details of the type of motor vehicles, the license holder is entitled to drive, will be printed on the reverse side of the card. Moreover, an emergency contact number will also be printed on the reverse side of the card.