Ministry of Surface Transport

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The Ministry of Surface Transport was a branch of the Government of India. It was the apex body for the formulation and administration of the rules, regulations and laws relating to surface transport in India.

History[edit]

The Department of Surface Transport, within the Ministry of Transport, was renamed as the Ministry of Surface Transport with effect from 22 October 1986.[1] The next development was that this ministry was reorganised into the Department of Shipping and the Department of Road Transport and Highways. This took place on the 15 October 1999.[1]

The ministry was bifurcated, into the Ministry of Shipping and the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, with effect from 17 November 2000.[1][2]

Previous ministers[edit]

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