Inauguration of Online Payment Services on Vahan and Sarathi under Transport Department
The Hon’ble Transport Minister of State Shri T.J. Lalnuntluanga inaugurated Online Payment Services in Vahan and Sarathi on August 31st, 2021 at Secretariat Conference Hall, MINECO, in Aizawl. The inauguration programme was chaired by Commissioner & Secretary, Transport Department Shri K.T. Beicho, IRAS in the presence of selected officials from Transport Department, SBI and NIC Mizoram.
Delivering his inaugural speech, the Hon’ble Minister expressed his gratitude towards the State Transport Department, NIC and SBI for launching online payment services in Mizoram and shared his appreciation for the team involves for achieving the milestone. He also mentioned that Transport Department, Government of Mizoram had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with State Bank of India for integrating SBIePay in Vahan and Sarathi on June 5th, 2020 however the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown caused a delay in the implementation of the system. He then highlighted that the good coordination between NIC and SBI with Transport Department has bear fruitful which made it possible to successfully roll out the project for the benefit of the general public.
Apart from the Transport Minister, Transport Director Shri R.Lalrammawia as well as Transport Project Coordinator, NIC Mizoram, Smt C.Lalmuanawmi and Deputy Manager of SBI Shri JM Dawnga Chhangte also give short speeches.
The inaugural function ended with Vote of Thanks by Shri Zothangzuala Chhangte, Joint Director (Hqrs), Transport Department, Mizoram.