Wednesday, 21 July 2021 | PNS | Dehradun
The State Transport department has issued a notice to a travel agency in Dehradun for violating multiple laws since last year. As per the notice issued by the department, Shriram Tour and Travels located at Haridwar Bypass road of Dehradun has failed to provide the details to the department regarding the booking of vehicles and the passengers sent by the agency since the month of October last year under the Motor Vehicles Act. Along with this, the list of vehicles taken on lease by the travel agency has not been submitted to the transport authorities in compliance with Uttarakhand Motor Vehicles Rules 2011.
According to the officials, the department received the complaint that the agency is booking tickets for unauthorised passenger buses which are being operated from the premises of the agency. Moreover, these buses are parked on the premises without any valid permission from the authorities, stated officials. Stating that the travel agency has failed to comply with the rules and has violated multiple laws, the transport department has directed the agency to provide all the details and information since October last year within one week. The department has also asked the agency owner to present his clarification on why he failed to comply with the rules and why the department should not take action against the owner.