The Transport department functions under the provisions of section 213 of Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. The Transport Department is primarily established for enforcement of the provisions of Motor Vehicles Act,1988, Madhya Pradesh Motor Vehicles Taxation Act,1924 (Amended 1993) and the rules framed under these two Acts.
The Transport Department is headed by the Transport Commissioner (TC). He is assisted by Deputy Transport Commissioners specializing in Enforcement, Administration and Finance in the Head office.
||Number of Offices
|Transport Commissioner, Gwalior
|Regional Transport office
|Additional Regional Transport office
|District Transport office
|Transport Checkpost at State Border
An efficient and vibrant Road Transport System in a State is an essential ingredient for the long-term socio-economic and cultural prosperities. It has a direct bearing on the quality of the life of the people. With enormous implications embodied, the efficacies of road transport system is inextricably linked with the types and extent of regulatory, management and administrative setup in the State.
With about 15 lakhs registered vehicles and annual generation of Rs 280 crore (2003-04) revenue for the State exchequer, the administrative machinery of the road transport department of the State of Madhya Pradesh functions in a multidisciplinary approach. Its administration is manned by combined network of civil servants, automobile engineers, police personnel, statisticians and judicial experts.