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Sunday, January 29, 2023

Application for renewal of D.L. made after grace period will require fee Rs.300 additional fee @Rs.1000 for delay of each year or part shall be levied


Grievance Status for registration number : MORTH/E/2022/19465

Grievance Concerns To

Name Of Complainant

Yogi M. P. Singh

Date of Receipt


Received By Ministry/Department

Road Transport and Highways

Grievance Description

Road Transport and Highways >> Policiy Related >> MVL (Motor Vehicle Legislation) MVLRT

Ministry/Organisation : Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MORTH)


Please clarify your application of penalties on criminals who submit renewal applications by mistake with delay. Such initiatives are most essential because of deep-rooted corruption in the government of Uttar Pradesh where to make registration information online Rs.2700 is charged from aggrieved.

Sir you did not tell us about the maximum penalty limit in your notification is the matter of great concern. You should tell us the maximum penalty can be imposed by the staff of R.T.O.? As renewal fee of driving license is 200, how many thousands can be imposed by the staff of R.T.O. on the criminals who made a delay in submitting renewal applications because many are illiterate and not informed about memo, circulars and notifications issued by the government. Even literate criminals are not updated if they do not interact with brokers and babudom of R.T.O.

Since the matter concerns deep rooted corruption, therefore the maximum penalty limit in case of renewal of registration certificate for both Goods Carrier and non Goods carrier must be accessible in public domain. Please provide the limit of maximum penalty can be imposed on the criminals not applying timely for renewal of Registration both in case of Goods Carrier and non Goods carrier whether it may exceed the sale value of vehicle as can not be paid even after selling the vehicle.

Why are warnings not made on the registration certificates issued R.T.Os. of the vehicles in regard to heavy penalties in case delay in submission of renewal of the application? Vide attached document to be apprised with rampant corruption prevailed in the working of the R.T.Os.

The union ministry issued a notification on December 29, 2016 by way of which the fee charged for driving license and vehicle registration was revised and increased several fold. By the said amendment a new provision for levying additional fee in case of delay of submission of application has been made.

Grievance Document

Current Status

Case closed

Date of Action



अधीनस्थ अधिकारी के स्तर पर निस्तारित अधीनस्थ अधिकारी के स्तर पर निस्तारित To MP Singh please concern your lgrs and find the attechmet

Reply Document




Rating Remarks

From the report attached to the grievance by the concerned staff of the ministry the staff confined to the issue of driving licence only. Here core issue is the registration certificate of the vehicles as well. Undautedly they put the light in the matter of issue of the driving licence but the core issue is still pending before them. They have to put light on the penalty recovered by the department of road transport in case of delay in the submission of the application for the process of renewal of the application for registration certificate of the vehicles. For the fair practices there must be transparency and accountability in the dealings of the public authority. I have full confidence on it that they are concealing the information concerning the renewal process of the registration certificate of the vehicles because of the rampant corruption in the department not only central government but state governments as well. Transparency and accountability is must for public authority.

Officer Concerns To

Officer Name

Shri Bhaskar Pandey (Joint Secretary)

Organisation name

Government of Uttar Pradesh

Contact Address

Chief Minister Secretariat , Room No. 321, U.P. Secretariat, Lucknow

Email Address


Contact Number


Reminder(s) / Clarification(s)

Reminder Date



Rs. 300.00 Additional fee at the rate of Rupees One Thousand Only for delay of each year or part thereof reckoned from the date of expiry of the grace period shall be levied. Renewal of driving licence Rs. 200.00 In case of delay in applying for renewal of certificate of registration, an additional fee of three hundred rupees for delay of every month or part thereof in respect of motorcycles and five hundred rupees for delay of every month or part thereof in respect of other classes of non-transport vehicles shall be levied. Application Fee: 500.00 Goods Carrier: 5,800.00 Stage Carriage/Counter Signature: 5,800.00 Honourable Sir, the applicant is making enquiry under Article 51 A of the constitution of India. This provision of constitution quotes as follows. It shall be the duty of every citizen of India (a) to abide by the Constitution and respect its ideals and institutions, the National Flag and the National Anthem(h) to develop the scientific temper, humanism and the spirit of inquiry and reform. i-to safeguard public property and to abjure violence. j -to strive towards excellence in all spheres of individual and collective activity so that the nation constantly rises to higher levels of endeavour and achievement. It is being submitted before the Honourable Sir that penalties imposed on the citizenry can be instrumental in development if it may reach to public treasury but if it will reach to the pockets of the corrupt public functionaries then even for disbursement of salary, government will request before the world bank for the loan.