All lanes within the charge plazas on National Highways might be declared as “FASTag lane of the fee plaza” from the midnight of February 15/16. Those who haven’t got it but ought to instantly buy in order to facilitate digital cost of charge at toll plazas. It is essential to notice that the federal government has dominated out extending the FASTag registration date restrict any additional.
Deadline will not be prolonged
Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday stated the deadline for the implementation of FASTag wouldn’t be prolonged additional, and the automobile homeowners ought to instantly undertake the e-payment facility. He stated that the federal government had prolonged the FASTag registration date restrict two-three occasions earlier than. The central authorities prolonged the FASTag deadline for the autos from January 1, 2021, to February 15, 2021.
Available at toll nakas
He stated the FASTag registration has gone as much as 90 p.c on some routes and solely 10 p.c persons are left. FASTag can also be out there on toll nakas and other people should buy and use it for seamless site visitors, he stated.
How does it assist
Introduced in 2016, FASTags facilitate digital cost of charge at toll plazas. Making the tags obligatory would additionally assist in making certain that autos go seamlessly by the toll plazas, because the charge cost can be finished electronically. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has stated that this has been finished to additional promote charge cost by digital mode, scale back ready time and gas consumption, and supply for a seamless passage by the charge plazas. The Ministry had mandated fitment of FASTag in M&N classes of motor autos with impact from 1st January 2021. Category ‘M’ stands for a motorized vehicle with no less than 4 wheels used for carrying passengers.And Category ‘N’ stands for a motorized vehicle with no less than 4 wheels used for carrying items, which may additionally carry individuals along with items.
What may happen if you aren’t getting FASTag
As per NH Fee Rules 2008, any automobile not fitted with FASTag or automobile with out legitimate, useful FASTagentering into the FASTag lane of the charge plaza shall pay a charge equal to 2 occasions of the charge relevant to that class.
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