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Bangladesh Road Transport All Acronyms and Abbreviations

Bangladesh Road Transport All Acronyms and Abbreviations

This post is for those who have not been in Bangladesh before and don’t know the different acronyms that are used in our transport sector. The bottom line is that we use a lot of abbreviations, so it’s important to be aware of them when you’re driving or riding. You may come across some unfamiliar letters like “P” which stands for Private, “O” which stands for Operator (government-owned), and “N” which stands for Nationalized (state owned).
So if you want to avoid confusion on the road and make sure everyone knows what they’re talking about, this blog post will help you out with all your acronym needs!

Today we will discuss an important topic that a driver should know. Bangladesh Road Transport All Acronyms and Abbreviations list:

BRTA means = Bangladesh Road Transport Authority.

AD means = Assistant Director.

AIT means = Advance Income Tax.

CSIM means = Citizen Service Information Map.

DD means = Deputy Director.

DCTB means = Driving Competency Test Board.

LA means = Licensing Authority.

NID Card means = National Identity Card.


RTC means = Regional Transport mCommittee.

TIN means = Tax Payer’s Identification Number.

UDC means = Union Digital Center.

VAT = Value Added Tax.

Bangladesh Road Transport Authority is the regulatory body for public transportation in Bangladesh. The BRTA has been formulated by an Act of Parliament (Act No. XXVI) The BRTA regulates and controls all modes of road transport including buses, trucks, freight carriers and tourist vehicles. It also provides technical support to ensure safety for passengers as well as drivers. In this article we have compiled a list of all acronyms and abbreviations used by the authority that you will come across when using any form of public transportation in Bangladesh.

আরও কিছু চিহ্ন পরিচিতি:

1. Ovals mark represents the first step and the final step of the process

ওভাল চিহ্নটি যেকোনাে প্রক্রিয়া/প্রসেসের শুরু বা শেষ প্রদর্শনের জন্য ব্যবহৃত হয়।

2. Squares/rectangles represent a particular step or activity in the process
বর্গাকার/আয়তাকার চিহ্ন একটি সেবা প্রক্রিয়ার নির্দিষ্ট ধাপ/ক্রিয়া, কার্যকলাপের জন্য ব্যবহৃত হয়।


3. Diamonds show “yes-no” decision points.
ডায়ামন্ড চিহ্নটি একটি সেবা প্রক্রিয়ার সিদ্ধান্ত গ্রহণ ধাপ প্রদর্শনের জন্য ব্যবহৃত হয়।


4. Arrows show the flow, or movement, of the process from one step to the next
তীর চিহ্নটি এক ধাপ থেকে পরবর্তী ধাপের প্রবাহ বা প্রক্রিয়ার দিক প্রদর্শনের জন্য ব্যবহৃত হয়।


5) P: Performer of the activity; a person, a group of persons, or a system
একটি নির্দিষ্ট ধাপের ক্রিয়া/কার্য সম্পাদনকারী ব্যক্তি/ব্যক্তিবর্গকে বুঝানাের জন্য ব্যবহৃত হয়।

6) T: Activity turnaround time
একটি নির্দিষ্ট ধাপের ক্রিয়া/কার্য সম্পাদন করতে যে সময় লাগে তা প্রদর্শনের জন্য ব্যবহৃত হয়।

The Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) is the national body governing road transport. The BRTA has promulgated a lot of rules and regulations for smooth operation of this sector. This blog post aims to provide you the list of all acronyms and abbreviations which are used in Bangladesh Road Transport Act, 2017 (Act no: XXXVIII).
The list includes definitions as well as meaning of each acronym or abbreviation.  It also provides an explanation on what these abbreviations stand for, so that it becomes easier to refer to them while reading other parts of the law such as Section XXVI or Rule 45(2)(b).

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