Ace para Int’l Taekwondo Player of Jammu gets Driving License

JAMMU, MARCH 14: Transport Commissioner, J&K Rajinder Singh Tara today handed over a Driving License to Chandeep Singh Specially abled International Player in Taekwondo, who had always dreamt of driving car using his legs. He had represented and won many laurels for the country and the UT of Jammu and Kashmir
To fulfill his dream, Chandeep Singh, renowned differently abled sportsman approached the Transport Commissioner, Jammu for issuance of Driving License.
Keeping in view his contribution towards Nation despite facing challenges, a special Board headed by Vinay Samotra, Joint Transport Commissioner comprising of Pankaj Bhagotra, Regional Transport Officer, Jammu and Ms Rehana Tabassum, ARTO (HQ), Jammu was constituted by the Transport Commissioner, J&K. The Board conducted Driving Skill Test at Trial Ground, Nagrota and during real time basis on National Highway as well on 13.03.2024. The trial was conducted on his adaptive vehicle which is modified/altered as per ARAI guidelines/requirements. The major control of his car is being operated using his feet. The RTO Jammu has also altered the registration of the car as adaptive vehicle after inspection of the kit provided by the ARAI.
This is one of the biggest service of the Transport Department to the specially abled persons to realise his dream of legally driving the car after obtaining license. The Department is ready to give wings to other similar special abled persons after meeting required formalities.

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