KARNATAKA STATE TRANSPORT AUTHORITY

 

The KSTA is constituted under sub-section (1) and (2) of section 68 of the Motor Vehicles Act 1988 (Central Act 59 of 1988) vide Notification No. FTD 4 TMA 93, Bangalore, dated 16-01-1993 by appointing the Commissioner for Transport as the Chairman, Inspector General of Police & Commissioner, Traffic & Road Safety and Superintendent Engineer (Designs), Inland Transport and Ports, P.W.D are the Members of KSTA, Bangalore. The State Transport Authority also consists of one non-official member appointed by the Government.

 

The Karnataka State Transport Authority has got powers to grant All India Permits for Tourist Vehicles (Buses), Motor Cars, Maxi cabs, Inter-state permits for stage carriages and also Goods carriages as per the Inter-State Agreement. It has power to take action under section 86 of the M.V. Act 1988 to suspend or cancel permit for violation of any condition of the permit.

 

An applicant who desires to get any of the permits indicated below has to comply with the following :-

 

SL. No.

Category of permit

Appln to be filed in form

Fee to be paid Rs.

Enclosures required

1

AITOB

C.M.V. 45 and C.M.V. 46

2000+100+500 authorisation fee p.a.

R.C.Book, F.C., Tax card, Insurance, Pollution under control certificate. Further the vehicle should comply with Rule 128 of CMV Rules 1989.

2

Stage Carriage

K.M.V. 35

2000+100

Route Map

3

Contract Carriage

K.M.V. 36

2000+100

After granting the permit by the STA the candidate has to produce R.C.Book, F.C., Tax card, Insurance, Pollution under control certificate

4

Maxi cab for operation within Karnataka

 

K.M.V. 36

600+100

R.C.Book, F.C., Tax card, Insurance, Pollution under control certificate

5

Maxicab operation throughout India

C.M.V. 45 and C.M.V. 46

1000+100 +authorisation fee of Rs. 500/-

R.C.Book, F.C., Tax card, Insurance, Pollution under control certificate

6

Motor Cab for operation throughout India

C.M.V. 45 and C.M.V. 46

750+100 +authorisation fee of Rs. 500/-

R.C.Book, F.C., Tax card, Insurance, Pollution under control certificate

 

Note:- In respect of All India permits authorisation has to be renewed every year on payment of Rs. 500/-

 

PASSENGER SERVICE VEHICLE PERMITS

 

SL.No.

Karnataka and

Agreed Routes

New permits issued from 01-04-07 to 31-03-08

Total permits in force as on 31-03-2008

Countersigned permits as on 31-03-2008

1

Tamilnadu

393

162

524

450

2

Kerala

79

29

615

236

3

Andhrapradesh

624

65

1042

966

4

Maharasthra

421

19

637

637

5

Goa

118

65

55

65

GOODS CARRIAGES:-

 

A Bilateral Tax of Rs. 5000 p.a. in respect of Maharasthra & Goa based vehicle & Rs. 3000 p.a. in respect of Andhra Pradesh, Tamilnadu and Kerala is being collected.

 

INTER-STATE PERMITS

 

SL.No.

Karnataka and

Quota agreed

No of permits as on 31-03-2008

Counter signed permits as on 31-03-2008

1

Tamilnadu

15000

7395

7395

2

Andhrapradesh

30000

30000

15094

3

Maharasthra

20000

14600

14600

4

Kerala

2000

2000

1617

5

Goa

2500

2500

2223

 

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Procedure for obtaining Inter-state Goods Vehicl Permit

 

An applicant who desires to obtain inter-state goods vehicle permit for operation between Karnataka and Tamilnadu, Karnataka and Andhrapradesh, Karnataka and Kerala, Karnataka and Goa, & Karnataka and Maharasthra has to apply in form KMV 37 along with fee of Rs. 850/-. He also should produce the R.C. Book, Fitness Certificate, Insurance Certificte, Tax Card and Pollution under control certificate.

 

In respect of applicant who seek variation of permit has to file form KMV 36 A along with the fee of Rs. 600/-. He also should produce the R.C. Book, Karnataka State Permit, Fitness Certificate, Insurance Certificte, Tax Card and Pollution under control certificate.

 

In respect of all the above cases the permit holder has to pay Bilateral tax to the concerned states. In addition to the home state tax that is being paid.