Drivers Training for Safe Driving in India

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Drivers Training for Safe Driving

By PIB Delhi

The Central Motor Vehicles Rules 1989  provides for driving training as it directly as well as indirectly helps in ensuring good driving skills and knowledge of rules of road regulation among drivers. The Government of India implements scheme for setting of model Institutes of Driving Training and Research (IDTR), Regional Driving Training Centre (RDTC) and Driving Training Centre (DTC) at district level.

The financial assistance under these schemes are as under:-

Sl. No.SchemeFinancial assistance
1Institutes of Driving Training and Research (IDTR)Maximum Rs.18.50 crore per IDTR
2Regional Driving Training Centre (RDTC)Maximum Rs.5.00 crore per RDTC
3Driving Training Centre (DTC)50% of the project cost subject to a maximum of Rs 1.00 crore per DTC

State-wise details of DTI/IDTR/RDTC sanctioned by the Ministry is given below

State/UTDTI/IDTR locationRDTC location
ANDHRA PRADESHVijayawada 
Dasri 
ASSAMDispur 
BIHARAurangabad 
CHHATTISGARHNaya Raipur 
HARYANARohtak 
Bhiwani 
HIMACHAL PRADESHMandi 
Sarkaghat 
JAMMU AND KASHMIRjammu 
JHARKHANDJamshedpur 
KARNATAKABellary 
KERALAEddappal 
MADHYA PRADESH Indore 
Chhindwara 
MAHARASHTRAPuneVardha
LatureNanded
NagpurSangli
 Nagpur
MANIPURImphal 
NAGALANDDimapur 
ODISHAJajpur 
RAJASTHANRajsamand 
SIKKIMPakyong 
TELANGANAKarimnagar 
TRIPURAAgartala 
UTTAR PRADESHKanpur 
UTTARAKHANDDehradun 
WEST BENGALJassoreKolkatta
DELHISarai Kale Khan 
Total2905

This information was given by Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of  Road Transport & Highways in reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.