Bhubaneswar: The State Transport Authority (STA) said vehicles owned by state government can get fitness certificate in any RTO of the state.
The notification issued by the STA said earlier government vehicles were required to get fitness certificates from the RTO in which the vehicle was registered.
The notification said government departments / offices are facing difficulties in getting fitness certificates from different RTOs other than the original registering authority.
An official said after registration of a vehicle in a particular Regional Transport Office, it is being shifted to operate in different parts of the state considering administrative requirement.
The notification said the vehicles owned by State Government / State Government Undertaking / Urban Local Bodies may operate within the jurisdiction of any registering authority other than the original registering authority.