New office will have jurisdiction over 25 Regional Transport Offices and 27 Unit Offices located in central and southern districts besides three check posts

The new office of the Joint Transport Commissioner ( Enforcement) with Srirangam as its headquarters was inaugurated by Chief Minister Jayalalithaa through video-conference from Chennai on Wednesday.

It has been created primarily to monitor and ensure effective implementation of enforcement works and road safety measures, an official release here said.

The new office will have jurisdiction over 25 Regional Transport Offices and 27 Unit Offices located in central and southern districts besides three check posts.

Among the new posts sanctioned include Joint Transport Commissioner, RTO (Enforcement), and a Motor Vehicle Inspector Grade – I.

The new office will function within the Transport Department building at Pirattiyur, falling under the Srirangam taluk, where the offices of the Deputy Transport Commissioner, Tiruchi, and the RTO, Tiruchi West, are located.