Kamrup (Metro) district administration has prohibited e-rickshaws from plying the main roads of the city from January 20. Deputy commissioner M Angamuthu has also asked the drivers of e-rickshaws to get their vehicles registered by then.

There are around 2,000 e-rickshaws in the city.

Angamuthu, who is also chairman of the regional transport authority has asked the district transport officials to not allow dealers to sell new e-rickshaws before registering existing vehicles.

“If someone violates the norms, his licence will be cancelled”- He added.

The administration also said the vehicles, once registered, could only be used for last-mile connectivity.

(With Inputs from TOI)