Computerised Driving Training Centre Scheme Driver Skills And Employment By Central govt @morth.nic.in
Indian Central Government has always taken a lot of steps to ensure safer road conditions in the country. It can be noticed that most of the road accidents and traffic in the road are caused by the drivers who are unaware of traffic rules. If the drivers are trained properly, it will be easier for the government to ensure safer roads. With this objective in mind, the Central government of India has launched Driving Training Center scheme for the drivers. Under this scheme, the government will provide training facilities to the Indian drivers. It will also ensure more employment opportunities are created in the country. The scheme was included in the Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill of 2017.
Details of Driving Training Centre Scheme
|Name of the Scheme
|Driving Training Center Scheme (DTC)
|Launched and Supervised By
|Central Government of Indi
|2017 (Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill)
|7 March, 2018
|Transport Bhawan, New Delhi
|31 March, 2020
- The most important objective of this scheme is to provide financial support to the private participants who will set up driving training centers. These centers will be set up throughout the country and the government will aid the participants in setting up the centers.
- Also this scheme is looking forward to ensure the roads of the country are safer and for that the scheme will provide quality computer-controlled training facility to the drivers.
- Another objective of the scheme is to ensure the mobility of the roads of India is improved by ensuring better drivers. This scheme will reduce traffic jam and road accidents and will ensure that the people of the country feel safer while they are on road.
- Simulators: DTC will use simulators to train the drivers under this scheme. The simulators will ensure that the trained drivers are able to drive on any condition and on any type of road.
- NSQF Framework: DTC will train the drivers according to the National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF). Thus Driving Training Center Scheme will be able to ensure quality training has been given to the drivers under a suitable framework.
- Technology Based Centers: DTC will provide several technology features to ensure that the drivers are being marked with the help of a computer. This will eradicate the possibility of human error and will also decrease corruption. The authorities will ensure sensors are being provided in the driving tracks to properly monitor the driving skills of the drivers.
- Vehicles: Central Government of India will use two types of vehicles under Driving Training Center scheme. One of them will be LMV (Light Motor vehicle) and the other one will be HMV (Heavy Motor Vehicles). Both the vehicles will ensure better performance.
- Government Aid: The government is going to provide financial aid to develop a physical infrastructure. The centers will be provided with help by the government although the main focus will be to provide aid to the centers which are already providing training to the drivers.
- Driving License Technology System: The most unique feature of the scheme is that it will provide driving license to the drivers with the help of a technology based system. The drivers will be tested according to an objective scientific process. RTO will be eligible to use any of the nearest centers in this case to provide license to the drivers with the help of technology.
- Employment Opportunities: Besides providing training facilities to the drivers, this scheme will also create an employment opportunity for the drivers which will encourage more drivers to take training from the centers.
Before setting up the driving training centers, an applicant must be aware of the physical infrastructure which will be required in the driving training centers. We will provide details about the infrastructure below.
- Land Details: The agencies will have to ensure that the driving training centers are set up on 2 acres of land and the land must be owned or leased by the agency.
- Class Rooms: The agencies will have to ensure that there are at least two classrooms in the driving training center so that theoretical teaching may be provided to the students. Also, the agencies will have to ensure that multimedia and projectors are there to ensure technology based teaching.
- Simulators and Vehicles: Both Light Motor Vehicles and Heavy Motor Vehicles must be available with dual control in the center. Also simulators must be provided to the drivers in both the vehicles.
- Broadband & Bio-Metric: The driving training center will be obliged to have broadband internet facilities and also it must have bio-metric system so that the attendance of the drivers may be counted.
- Driving Track: Spacious driving tracks must be provided to teach drivers about certain driving skills such as reverse driving, driving on slopes, etc. Also there must be enough space to teach parking methods to the drivers.
- Workshop & Staff Resources: Workshops and exhibits must be arranged by the training centers and the centers will also have to ensure there are enough staff resources in the IT, Teaching sector to run the centers properly.
- Toilets & Other Facilities: The agencies will have to ensure there are enough staffs for cleaning. The agencies will also have to create separate toilets for both men and women and they will also need to take care of other facilities whenever in need.
All private participants will be able to set up their own Driving Training Center under DTC scheme. For this the applicants will have to apply by filling up an application form. The applicants can fill their application form by following the procedures mentioned below.
- Official Website of MORTH: The applicants will have to visit the official website of Ministry of Road Transport and Highways of India firstly morth.nic.in. Then they will have to search for the official notification released by the Ministry for DTC Scheme.
- Official Notification of DTC: After that the applicants will be able to download the official notification here http://morth.nic.in/showfile.asp?lid=3159. The applicants will have to read the instructions and after that they will be able to download the application form.
- Application Form: The applicants will have to provide certain information about their Name, Legal Status, Contact Number, Bank Account Number, etc. The applicants will have to provide authenticated details. The applicants will also be able to download and print their authorization certificate.
- Download & Print: After downloading and printing the application form and the authorization certificate, the applicants will have to submit their application form to the concerned authority.
- Government Aid: The government will contribute 50 percent (Up to 1 crore INR) of the total amount for setting up driving training centers in the country. The government will provide the funding to create the physical infrastructure and add technological features in the centers.
- Non-Government Aid: The centers will have to carry out the rest of their expenses on their own. In this case, the centers will also be able to take help from any non-governmental organizations.
- Organizations: All the NGOs, Trusts, Cooperative Societies, Vehicle Manufacturers, Firms, State Undertakings and other agencies will be eligible to apply under this scheme. If these centers are registered with the central or state government, they will be provided with the opportunity of setting up driving training centers.
- Darpan Portal: In case a NGO is applying for the DTC scheme, they will have to ensure they are registered on the Darpan portal of NITI Aayog. It will be used to verify them and if they are not registered, they won’t be eligible for DTC Scheme.
- Financial Capability: All the agencies will have to provide necessary details to the government about their financial capability to set up this scheme. In case an agency fails to provide details of their financial capability, they will be ineligible for the scheme. Also, the agencies will have to show their interest towards the scheme.
- Last Date of Scheme: The scheme was launched on 7 March, 2018 and it will continue till 31 March, 2020. No centers will be provided financial assistance after 31 March, 2020.
- Last Date of Project Completion: All the beneficiaries under this scheme will have to complete their projects and make it operational before 31 December, 2019. If anybody fails to do this, they will not be eligible for the total amount of the financial assistance.
- Last Date of First Set of Applications: The first set of applications will be taken by the government until 30 April, 2018. After that no applications will be taken under the first set and the government will select eligible candidates within 31 May, 2018.
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