Transport and Mass Transit Department:
The transport and mass transit department of AJK was established in 1985. The department has to perform responsibilities of controlling the Regional Transport Authorities, Issuance/Renewal of Long/ Inter regional routes, Issuance/Renewal of Fitness Certificate for Public Transport, Joint Meetings/Surveys with Provincial Transport Authorities Govt. of Pakistan, Appellant Authority, Regional Transport Authority, Issuance/Renewal of License for Goods Forwarding Agencies, Issuance/Renewal of B/C/D class Stand License, Regional Transport Authorities, Issuance/Renewal of route permits for public transport within the division, Arrival/Departure timings of Buses, Scheduling and approval of public transport fares, Appellant Authority Claims Tribunal and Scheduling and approval of transport (Local & Inter Regional) fares. Through monitoring and controlling of transport services of AJK the general public can travel in fair rates of buses.
The rules and regulations being set by the department are designed in manner that it also facilitates the bus owners and the employees whose households are dependent on income through transportation services. Fore mostly, the department has to play an important role in issuance of driving license to eligible drivers because it can save and destroy lives of many. Especially the bus drivers who carry so many people in their buses from place to another, they have a huge responsibility. The department’s driving license rules are according to Motor Vehicle Ordinance 1971 clause 8 to 16. The job seekers looking forward to work with the Transport and Mass Transit Department AJK can visit our website regarding update about vacancies in the department.