Bhopal : A free driving license scheme will be launched for all college girls in the state on November 19 on the birthday of the first woman Prime Minister of the country, Priyadarshini Late Smt. Indira Gandhi. While giving this information, Transport and Revenue Minister Shri Govind Singh Rajput said that the Madhya Pradesh government has expressed its commitment to the empowerment of women in the manifesto. The decision to implement the free driving license scheme for college girl students is a remarkable initiative in this direction.
Transport Minister Shri Rajput said that the state government is determined to fulfill its promises in the manifesto. He said that he himself will inaugurate the scheme by providing free driving license to the girl students at Government Nutan Girls College, Bhopal on November 19. Shri Rajput informed that on this day, camps will be organized in selected girl colleges in the state and free driving licenses will be distributed to the girl students. He said that free driving license distribution camps will be organized in all girls colleges at fixed intervals throughout the year.
The Transport Minister directed all the Regional Transport Officers to ensure the distribution of driving license through the local MLA, public representatives and collector at the district level. He said that in the next phase, camps will be organized at all tehsil headquarters of the state at certain intervals in the presence of the minister in-charge of the district.
Minister Shri Rajput informed that the transport rules have been made to protect the life of the common man. Following these rules can help avoid accidents. He said that the purpose of enforcing the rules of challan action is not to earn money but to make people aware of traffic rules and secure their lives.