The automated toll plaza cost system FASTag will grow to be necessary from tomorrow midnight, the centre mentioned in the present day in a press release. Those that do not set up FASTag of their autos or have a tag that doesn’t work must pay a payment equal to twice the payment for the class of the car they’re driving.
To make sure clean transition to the FASTag system, the federal government mentioned all payment lanes in toll plazas on Nationwide Highways will have the ability to learn the tags.
“Authorities declares FASTag necessary w.e.f midnight of fifteenth/sixteenth February 2021 Any car not fitted with FASTag or with out legitimate, purposeful FASTag coming into into FASTag lane, shall pay a payment equal to 2 occasions of payment relevant to that class,” the federal government’s Press Info Bureau mentioned in a press release in the present day.
The federal government mentioned the transfer to FASTag will assist promote payment cost via digital mode, cut back ready time and gas consumption, and supply for a seamless passage via payment plazas.
The Transport Ministry had mandated FASTag in “M and N” classes of autos. “M” class stands for a car with a minimum of 4 wheels used for carrying passengers. And class “N” stands for a car with 4 wheels used for carrying items in addition to passengers.
Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari in the present day mentioned deadline for utilizing FASTag wouldn’t be prolonged and car homeowners ought to instantly use the e-payment facility.
FASTag was launched in 2016. Mr Gadkari mentioned the federal government had prolonged the FASTag registration date restrict a number of occasions earlier than, and now it could not be prolonged anymore.
FASTag registration has gone as much as 90 per cent on some routes and solely 10 per cent persons are left, news company PTI reported.