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Jul 14, 2017 07:29 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Govt may soon let computers decide if your driving is good enough for a licence

The fitness of a person for issuing driving licence will be decided through a computer programme with no human interference, said road minister Nitin Gadkari.

Govt may soon let computers decide if your driving is good enough for a licence

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Minister for Road Transport and Highway, Nitin Gadkari on Friday said that obtaining driving licence could soon be just a click away as the ministry was contemplating a completely computerised procedure.

“The fitness of a person for issuing driving licence will be decided through a computer programme with no human interference,” Gadkari said underscoring the ministry’s step towards enhancing road safety.

“This will greatly enhance safety on roads by ensuring that licences are issued only to deserving drivers,” he said.

He underlined that information technology can enhance transparency and effective governance in the country.

“We need to leverage technology to get the maximum returns from our assets,” the minister said. He said that around two lakh kilometres of highways has been used for laying optic fibre and oil and gas pipes.

The minister was speaking at INFOCOM 2017 in New Delhi today where he said that the ministry had decided to two lakh kilometres of highway for laying down of optic fibre and oil and gas pipes.
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