E - governance in Punjab Transport Department
Punjab Transport Department is pioneer in using Information Technology for providing
citizen centric services. Computerization of department started 10 years ago with
the implemenation of VAHAN and SARATHI along with computerization of all the managerial
functions of the Transport Department.
Gradually all the processes of the Transport Department are being computerized and
the data is made available through Internet or SMS for access by citizens. Punjab
is the First state to successfully implement Vahan & Sarathi across the state.
There are 22 DTO’s and 52 SDM's distributed geographically in the state of Punjab
keeping the public convenience in mind and vehicle population within the region.