Transport plays a pivotal role in ensuring sustained economic growth  as it is a key element  in development of various  infrastructure in states and in the country as a whole.  Transport department Tamil Nadu strives to ensure safe, efficient, economical, seamless and environment-friendly transport system for the mobility ofpeople and goods within the State.

The prime functions of the Transport Department are as follows:- (i) Issue of Driving and Conductor Licences. (ii) Registration of Motor Vehicles (iii) Inspection of vehicles to grant and renew fitness certificate. (iv) Grant of permits to Transport Vehicles. (v) Collection of Motor Vehicles Tax and Fees.
(vi) Inspection of vehicles involved in accidents. (vii) Checking of Vehicles on road to enforce the provisions of Motor Vehicles Act and Rules.
(viii) Implementing road safety measures and controlling vehicular pollution. (ix) Granting licence to run Driving School establishment. (x) Granting licence for setting up Vehicular Emission Testing Centre.

Acts and Rules

1 The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988       

2 The Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989   

3 The Tamil Nadu Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989        

4 Tamil Nadu Motor Vehicles Taxation Rule, 1974 

5 Tamil Nadu Motor Vehicle Taxation Act, 1974

Constitutional Provisions 

Audit under section 13 of DPC Act

Audit Product and their Tabling

Submission of Audit Report on Economic and Revenue Sector Tamil Nadu for the year ended March 2018.

Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India on General and Social Sector for the year ended March 2018 - Government of Tamil Nadu was submitted to Hon’ble Governor on  11th July 2019 for arranging to be held on the Table of the State Legislative Assembly.

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