District Transport Officer shall be replacing the BPSC in the forthcoming year. The Transport Department has made a draft District Transport Officer Cadre. The department has constituted a committee for the formation of this cadre. In the month, the recommendation will be prepared and sent to the General Administration Department. As soon as the General Administration Department approves the proposal, it will be sent to the state cabinet for approval later this week.
Significantly, the District Transport Officer did not have his cadre in the Transport Department. The department had been included in making cadres since 2010, but it could not be finalized. Till now, only Bihar administrative officer is posted as DTO. Due to the shortage of officers, the same DTO used to have two districts. After converting a cadre, the Transport Department cadre will have its officer posted.
The official website to get more details about BPSC DTO updates is http://www.bpsc.bih.nic.in/ .
Each year the Transport Department will send the vacancies of the DTO to the Bihar Public Service Commission and the BPSC will replace the DTO. Officers will also get promotions in DTO cadre. DTO officers will also get advance to the post of Regional Transport Authority, Joint Transport Commissioner. The posting of the DTO cadre officer will not be in any other department. Sixty percent of DTO posts will be reinstated directly from BPSC, 40 positions will be filled by promotion of MVI.
Still, DTOs have been created by promoting departmental officers in five districts of the state. Corporate promotions have filled the posts of Additional DTO of Patna and District Transport Officer of Sheikhupura, Lakhisarai, Jainabad, Araria. In the remaining districts, Bihar Administrative Officer officials are posted as DTOs.
Transport Department Secretary Sanjay Kumar Aggarwal said that ‘there will now be direct reinstatement from Bihar Public Service Commission to the post of DTO. Transport Department has prepared the proposal for the cadre. Soon it will be sent to the state cabinet.
Also read, BPSC 65th Prelims Answer Key 2019.