The Delhi Govt has announced that citizens do not need to worry about carrying their driver’s licenses, registration certificates, etc with them at all times. It can be stored in the Digi-locker or m-Parivahan mobile apps, and shown for verification to the traffic police officials and transport department.
A notice issued by the government states that these documents are valid under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. It will be recognized legally at par with the ones issued by the transport department. The electronic record of driving license and registration certificate available on Digi-locker is also recognised at par with the original documents as per the provisions of the Information Technology Act, 2000, the notice stated.
The notice said that “The Traffic Police and Enforcement Wing of Transport Department duly accept the electronic form of driving license and registration certificate if shown in the Digilocker and m-Parivahan app,”.
DigiLocker is a cloud-based platform for storage, sharing, and verification of documents and certificates. The m-Parivhana app allows access online services or facilities related to the highway transport offices, all valid RC/DL numbers.