NHAI collects Rs 20 crore from 18 lakh defaulters entering FASTag lanes, Auto News, ET Auto
New Delhi: Nationwide Highways Authority of India (NHAI) on Sunday claimed it has gathered Rs 20 crore from 18 lakh defaulters who entered the FASTag lanes at digital toll plazas on Nationwide Highways with no the tag.
Rolling out the digital toll selection programme throughout India in December, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways experienced claimed that double toll cost would be gathered from the automobiles entering FASTag lanes with no the tag.
In buy to give prime importance to existing FASTag end users, dissuade defaulters and further really encourage adoption of FASTags by nationwide highways commuters, automobiles with no FASTags entering the FASTag lane are staying charged double the toll price, NHAI claimed in a statement.
“Until now, a total variety of 18 lakh automobiles defaulted by encroaching FASTag lanes throughout India has resulted in a double cost dollars toll accumulation of about Rs 20 crore,” it claimed.
RFID centered FASTag, an digital toll selection technique implemented by the NHAI, has proved to be instrumental in easing the life of commuters on nationwide highways inside of two months of its nationwide implementation, it claimed.
Over one.fifty five crore FASTags have been issued by way of several Issue of Sale (PoS) areas.
NHAI has been observing elevated sale fee of FASTags which is a obvious indication of this electronic technique staying approved properly, the statement claimed.
As a result, FASTag transaction has crossed a landmark depend of four million for each working day, it additional.
The statement claimed FASTag resulted in smooth and headache-free movement of FASTag end users on highways.
The implementation of FASTags throughout the state has fulfilled with the sought after reaction so far, it claimed adding the adoption of FASTags also signifies that it has brought in the a lot-required transparency in selection at toll booths.
In buy to further raise electronic selection of user price by using FASTag at nationwide highways price plazas, NHAI has not too long ago waived off the FASTag charge of Rs a hundred for NHAI FASTag from February fifteen, 2020 to February 29, 2020.
Any highway end users can stop by any authorised physical point-of-sale areas with a valid Registration Certification (RC) of the car or truck and get a NHAI FASTag free of charge.