Ministry of Road Transport Stated: Digital India App DigiLocker Documents Must Be Accept by Traffic Police
Ministry of Road Transport Stated that DigiLocker or mParivahan Documents Must Be Accept by Traffic Police for Driving license and vehicle registration. India Government support Digital life and this DigiLocker is a key initiative of the Digital India movement. So Digilocker named as digital India app. Indian citizens who sign up for a DigiLocker account get a dedicated cloud storage space that is linked to their Aadhaar (UIDAI) number. The documents stored in Digilocker or mParivahan application is treated as the physical documents of physical copies issued by the transport departments like Vehicle Registration certificate, Driving License etc. This will eliminate the risk factors of carrying the important physical documents like Driving License and Registration certificate while driving the vehicles.
Digilocker application was launched two years ago, as of now people not used it widely because traffic police not accepted this. And lots of Indian citizens have complained that the documents available in DigiLocker or the mParivahan app are not considered valid by the traffic police or the motor vehicles department.
“This is in response to a number of grievances/RTI applications received in the Ministry where citizens have complained that the documents available in DigiLocker or the mParivahan app are not considered valid by the traffic police or the motor vehicles department,” said an official statement.
Now, you can confident to show the documents carrying in Digilocker to a traffic police inspector. And they will verify it. So you don’t need to carry your physical driving licence document or Registration certificate.
Digilocker Website: https://digilocker.gov.in
How to Use Digilocker – The Digital India app
- First, you need to install Digilocker application from Google Play Store
- Then Sign Up with your Mobile Number and create a username and password. ( In the sign-up process, your mobile number will be authenticated by sending an OTP (one-time password) )
Now, you are successfully created your DigiLocker account.
- Then Sync your Aadhaar with Digilocker Account.
- And get documents from Issuers.
- You can share Share documents with Requesters
- And the Requesters can verify the documents.