New Delhi, Jan 6:
The government Tuesday launched a web portal envisaged to ease the regulatory hurdle and saving time in obtaining approvals for transportation of heavy cargo.
According to the ministry of road transport and highways, the web portal will provide online approval of over-dimensional (OD) and over-weight cargo (OWC) movement.
The portal was launched by Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari, who said the digitalisation in the sector will ensure smoother movement of heavy transport and make system corruption free.
Gadkari said that 108 e-tolls in the country have become operational and the number will go up to 350 by March this year.
Road Transport & Highways Secretary Vijay Chhibber said that rapid transportation is necessary for success of ‘Make in India’ drive and that the initiative will significantly contribute to the country’s economy. (IANS)