Bengaluru: DCM Laxman Savadi who is also possessing the Road Transportation Department has sanctioned Road Transport Office to his hometown Athani. On Thursday, Savadi signed on his order papers and handed over to the secretary of the Transport Ministry. Initially, the office will start functioning in a rented building and later to own building, planned to be constructed shortly.

Savadi who represented four-term from Athani instructed the ministry to draft the required staff and hand him over so that he could get the nod from administrative and finance departments.

Athani, located in the border of the state to Maharashtra having many vehicles for its enrichment in agriculture and business sectors. People from Athani, and Raibag taluks, earlier used to go to Chikkodi RTO to get registered their vehicles and other related works, now they can at their nearby place.