New Delhi: The Ministry of Street Transport and Highways has made the usage of FASTag necessary for availing return journey low cost or every other exemptions on Toll Charge Plazas.
Customers who want to declare a reduction for making return journey inside 24 hours or every other native exemptions, shall be required to have a sound purposeful FASTag on the automobile.
A Gazette notification no. 534 E dated 24th August, 2020 to amend the Nationwide Highways Charge (Dedication 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 Charge Plazas of NHs. The price payable in direction of such reductions shall be paid by way of pre-paid devices, good card or by way of FASTag or on board unit (transponder) or every 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 way of FASTag or such different machine and computerized and no requirement for a move.
For reductions on all different circumstances, having a sound FASTag is made essential.
The modification would additionally allow that in circumstances the place there’s a low cost accessible 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 mechanically if return journey is made inside 24 hours with a sound and a purposeful FASTag on the automobile.