New Delhi: The Ministry of Street Transport and Highways has made the usage of FASTag necessary for availing return journey low cost or some other exemptions on Toll Price Plazas.
Customers who want to declare a reduction for making return journey inside 24 hours or some other native exemptions, shall be required to have a legitimate purposeful FASTag on the car.
A Gazette notification no. 534 E dated 24th August, 2020 to amend the Nationwide Highways Price (Willpower of Charges and Assortment) Guidelines, 2008 has been notified on this respect.
“That is one other step in direction of selling the usage of digital funds on Price Plazas of NHs. The price payable in direction of such reductions shall be paid by means of pre-paid devices, good card or by means of FASTag or on board unit (transponder) or some other such machine solely,” an official launch mentioned.
The amendments to the Guidelines would allow low cost on return journey inside 24 hours, it could be by means of FASTag or such different machine and computerized and no requirement for a go.
For reductions on all different circumstances, having a legitimate FASTag is made crucial.
The modification would additionally allow that in circumstances the place there’s a low cost out there for a return journey inside 24 hours, there isn’t any want for a previous receipt or intimation and the citizen would get the low cost routinely if return journey is made inside 24 hours with a legitimate and a purposeful FASTag on the car.