KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Labour, Employment, and Transport of Bagmati Province have increased the daily quotas for biometrics, which is required for issuing a driver’s license. Issuing a notice recently the Ministry informed the service seekers that with the fresh rise, the number of quotas has reached 3,675 and applications can be registered at Jagati and Ekantakuna for the services. A total of 18,225 people who were waiting for their turn or who could not apply online can apply to get their turn within 15 days.
The government of Bagmati Province is working on the improvement of the Transport Service Office as a priority. Earlier, the provincial government started operating the office at an extra time to manage the excessive pressure of service users for adding categories and new applications related to driver’s licenses, which is being performed by the office under the ministry. Umesh Rupakheti, Chief Private Secretary of the Chief Minister said the government has given high priority to improving the services delivery from the transport offices and carrying out monitoring work more systematically.
It is also noted in the notification that the service users can go to https://applydl.dotm.gov.np/ and enter the specified details and apply for the desired date. However, service seekers can apply for another date if the daily quota is over and the office faces excessive pressure. According to Yamlal Bhusal, Secretary at the Office of Chief Minister and Council of Ministers of Bagmati Province, the reforms are progressing and monitoring is being done in line with the instructions from the Chief Minister and ministers.