June 18, 2024
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DVLA to partner with UDS to introduce Tertiary Students Drive (TertSDrive) product.

The Management of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA), led by the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Kwasi Agyeman Busia, has paid a courtesy on the Vice Chancellor of the University for Development Studies (UDS) to collaborate with the university to implement policies that will be mutually beneficial to the two institutions.

According to Mr. Kwasi Agyeman Busia, the purpose of the visit was to build partnership with UDS in the areas of research and development and DVLA’s tertiary students drive (TertSDrive) product among others.

 “The objective of the visit is to build partnership and learning, the second is research and development and the third is the DVLA has a product called tertiary drive. The focus of the product is for students of tertiary institutions to acquire driving license at the convenience of the University campuses because we understand academic calendar is different from what our processes are “, he explained.

He said when the initiative is launched, lecturers, students, and members of the University community will experience unparalleled customer service from the DVLA. He revealed that, students will have their licenses delivered to them through their partnership with Ghana Post as part of the tertiary students drive (TertSDrive) product.

Professor Seidu Al-Hassan, Vice Chancellor of the University for Development Studies,  on his part commended the management of the DVLA for imitating the policy and seeking to collaborate with the university. He said the university will further strengthen the collaboration with the DVLA to mount courses in transportation economy among other related areas. Professor Seidu Al-Hassan also commended the CEO, management and staff of DVLA for transforming the authority into a world class institution.

“DVLA has been transformed from what was thought to be a corrupt institution to now efficient, excellent performing institution” he eulogized.

Professor Seidu Al-Hassan stressed UDS willingness to collaborate with the DVLA to make their services available to lecturers, students and the university community would translate into the smooth implementation of the partnership.

About the Tertiary Students Drive (TertSDrive)

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA), as part of strategies being introduced to engender improved services, have come up with a product that involves the issue of a driver’s license to students in all tertiary institutions throughout the country.

The product which is christened Tertiary Students Drive (TertSDrive) seeks to grant opportunity to all students who are willing to acquire a driver’s license to do so in the comfort and convenience of their campuses.

The essence is to make it possible for students who find jobs that would require driving to provide added value and market-focused their driver’s license so they do not lose the job opportunity.

Story by Ibrahim Angaangmeni Alhassan/radiotamale.com

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