3 wheeled Contract Carriages Permits in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation

G.O.MS.No. 14. Date:28-11-2014 The erstwhile Government of Andhra Pradesh have restricted the number of 3-Wheeled Contract Carriages in Hyderabad to 77,035 which are Liquid Petroleum Gas driven only, since the Hyderabad Municipal Corporation has been changed to Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation including some parts of Ranga Reddy District areas the Autorickshaws plying in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation.

Erstwhile Government of Andhra Pradesh have issued orders in relaxation of orders issued in the reference 1st read above, permitting the Transport Commissioner, Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad to register 322 (Three Hundred and Twenty-Two) numbers autos over and above 3,500 autos and 20,000 (Twenty Thousand) numbers new Autorickshaws respectively with permission to ply within Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation area limits. The Autorickshaws shall be small three wheelers with three seating capacity run on Liquid Petroleum Gas/Compressed Natural Gas only to protect pollution concerns. Out of these 20,000 (Twenty Thousand) numbers new Autorickshaws 13,000 (Thirteen Thousand) numbers shall be available for applicants under Open Category, 4,000 (Four Thousand) numbers reserved for B.Cs, 2,000 (Two Thousand) numbers for SC/ST categories and 1,000 (One Thousand) numbers for Minorities. The process of Registration shall be completed within 120 days from the date of issue of the notification by the Commissioner of Transport on certain other guidelines incorporated in the G.O.3rd read above.

Transport Commissioner, Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad has stated that out of 20,000 auto permits only 11,272 purchases have obtained temporary registration from the dealers as on the last date of 17.10.2013. After expiry of the stipulated period, certain Associations have approached the Hon’ble High Court for allowing them for registration of remaining Autorickshaws.

Transport Commissioner, Telangana State, Hyderabad has requested to take a decision in the matter and to issue necessary orders for issue of remaining balance Autorickshaw permits, issued by the erstwhile Government of Andhra Pradesh in the reference 3rd read above in view of the orders of the Hon’ble High Court of Andhra Pradesh in W.P.No.9242 of 2014, dated 1.4.2014.

5. In the circumstances stated above, the Government after careful examination of the matter and in continuation of the orders issued in the G.O.and keeping in view of the public interest in relaxation of the orders issued in the reference 1st read above, have decided the following:
¾ Hereby permit Registration of remaining new Autorickshaws out of 20,000 numbers permitted in the G.O.3rd read above according to
the quota number earmarked for OC, BC, SC/ST and Minorities in the said G.O. with permission to ply within Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation area Limits. The Autorickshaws shall be small three wheelers with three seating capacity run on Liquid Petroleum Gas/Compressed Natural Gas only to protect pollution concerns. ¾ The process of Registration shall be completed within (120) one hundred twenty days from the date of issue of Notification by the Commissioner of Transport, Telangana State, Hyderabad. ¾ In the case of quota earmarked in the G.O., for SC/ST, BC and Minorities is not fully utilized by the end of stipulated period, the same may be allotted to the Open Category within subsequent (30) thirty days. ¾ To avoid misuse and trading, the Transport Commissioner, Telangana State, Hyderabad is requested to ensure that only one permit is issued to each person who is otherwise eligible. ¾ The Transport Commissioner, Telangana State, Hyderabad shall issue necessary permission to the concerned Regional Transport Officers and shall issue necessary guidelines in the matter, immediately.

1.G.O.Ms.No.133, TR&B (Tr.I) Department, Date:24.11.2011.
2.G.O.Ms.No.89, TR&B (Tr.I) Department, Date:05-09-2012
3.G.O.Ms.No.90, TR&B (Tr.I) Department, Date:05-09-2012.
4.From the Transport Commissioner, Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad, Lr.No.792/R1/2009, Date: 28.4.2014.
5.From the Transport Commissioner, Telangana State, Hyderabad, Lr.No.181/S/2014, Date:24.7.2014.


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