PTPD-PITB JOINT DRIVING LICENSE PROJECT ISSUES 6,157,988 LEARNER & 4,534,139 REGULAR LICENSES
A progress review meeting of The Punjab Traffic Police Department (PTPD) and Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB)’s joint project, “Driving License Issuance Management System” (DLIMS) held under the Chairmanship of Dr. Umar Saif founding Vice Chancellor Information Technology University (ITU) the Punjab, Chairman PITB and Advisor to CM Punjab here today was informed that DLIMS has received overwhelming response from the masses. DLIMS was launched on September 1, 2015 in the 36 districts of Punjab, which has successfully issued a total number of 6,157,988 learner and 4,534,139 regular licenses till to date.
The breakup shows that for HTV 3,388 learner and 76,974 regular, for LTV 561,535 learner and 408,339 regular, for M/Car/Jeep 1,055,997 learner and 895,464 regular, for motorcycle 1,458,074 learner and 1,090,462 regular, others 3,078,994 learners and 2,471,239 regular licenses were issued.
Dr. Umar Saif expressed his satisfaction over the operations across the Punjab Province and said that the technology has significantly contributed to facilitate the citizens in getting their licenses for all categories through an automated process within the stipulated time and eliminated the corrupt practices of the former manual system.
The applicants can now verify their license in any of the 36 districts of Punjab by entering their computerized national identity card (CNIC) number at http://dlims.punjab.gov.pk/verify/ while they can also track the status of their license applied in any of the 36 districts of Punjab by entering their CNIC number at http://dlims.punjab.gov.pk/track/
The licensing operation has now been centralized including database and printing facility for 35 districts of Punjab and a separate facility for Lahore. The capacity building through training sessions for Police officials is a regular feature being organized by PITB for accurate and timely data entry in the system.
The ownership of DLIMS program has been completely transferred to Police Department while PITB’s role is limited to manage operations and maintenance i.e. Database and Technical assistance of the project. All queries are dealt jointly by both entities.