Organisational Setup

Secretariat Level

The Transport Department is headed by the Minister of Transport who is of the Cabinet Rank. At the administrative level in the Secretariat, the Department is headed by the Principal Secretary who is from the I.A.S. Cadre and assisted by the Deputy Secretary, Under Secretary, Officer on Special Duty and Financial Adviser with a contingent staffs of the Meghalaya Secretariat Service.

Directorate Level

The Directorate is headed by the Commissioner of Transport who is either from I.A.S. or State Civil Services Cadre who is also the ex-officio secretary State Transport Authority. The Commissioner of Transport is assisted by Deputy Commissioner of Transport, Finance and Account Officer, State Pool Officer and District Transport Officer (Enforcement). The D.T.O. ( Enforcement ) who is in charge of the Enforcement Wing is also attached to the Head Office.

District Level

At the District level, there are eleven districts offices and each office is headed by the District Transport Officer (D.T.O.) who is also the ex-officio secretary Regional Transport Authority. Both the powers and functions of the D.T.O. and Secretary R.T.A. are combined in one person.

There are Eleven DTO's in the State of Meghalaya

District Code
West Jaintia Hills District (Jowai) ML04
East Khasi Hills (Shillong) ML05
West Khasi Hills (Nongstoin) ML06
East Garo Hills (Williamnagar) ML07
West Garo Hills (Tura) ML08
South Garo Hills (Baghmara) ML09
Ri- Bhoi District (Nongpoh) ML10
East Jaintia Hills District (Khliehriat) ML11
South West Khasi Hills District (Mawkyrwat) ML12
North Garo Hills District (Resubelpara) ML13
South West Garo Hills District (Ampati) ML14