From October 1, 2020, you do not need to carry physical license, RC and insurance of your vehicle while driving as the central government is set to digitise the documents. Also, e-challans will be issued to the violators, who can pay the fine using an information technology portal.

In case the licensing authority disqualifies the driving licence details, the driver will be updated through the online portal.

“Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) has recently issued notifications regarding various amendments in Central Motor Vehicle Rules 1989 requiring the implementation of enforcement, Maintenance of Vehicular Documents and E-Challans through portal w.e.f 1.10.2020 for better monitoring and enforcement of MV Rules,” the ministry said in a statement.

On August 9, last year, the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act 2019 was passed and the department was since working on to bring in the technology to ease the commuting.

“The amendment inter-alia provides for the definition for Challan, Portal inserted as a requirement for providing the services through IT and further the enforcement of electronic monitoring and enforcement,” the statement read further.

The ministry added that no physical documents shall be demanded by the enforcement officer if the details on the documents are found validated through the electronic devices even in case of an offence.