All lanes within the payment plazas on National Highways will likely be declared as “FASTag lane of the fee plaza” from the midnight of February 15/16. Those who do not have it but ought to instantly purchase in order to facilitate digital cost of payment at toll plazas. It is vital 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 car house owners ought to instantly undertake the e-payment facility. He stated that the federal government had prolonged the FASTag registration date restrict two-three instances earlier than. The central authorities prolonged the FASTag deadline for the automobiles from January 1, 2021, to February 15, 2021.
Available at toll nakas
He stated the FASTag registration has gone as much as 90 % on some routes and solely 10 % individuals are left. FASTag can also be obtainable on toll nakas and other people should buy and use it for seamless visitors, he stated.
How does it assist
Introduced in 2016, FASTags facilitate digital cost of payment at toll plazas. Making the tags obligatory would additionally assist in guaranteeing that automobiles go seamlessly by the toll plazas, because the payment cost can be accomplished electronically. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has stated that this has been accomplished to additional promote payment cost by digital mode, cut back ready time and gasoline consumption, and supply for a seamless passage by the payment plazas. The Ministry had mandated fitment of FASTag in M&N classes of motor automobiles with impact from 1st January 2021. Category ‘M’ stands for a motorcar with at the very least 4 wheels used for carrying passengers.And Category ‘N’ stands for a motorcar with at the very least 4 wheels used for carrying items, which can additionally carry individuals along with items.
What could occur if you aren’t getting FASTag
As per NH Fee Rules 2008, any car not fitted with FASTag or car with out legitimate, practical FASTagentering into the FASTag lane of the payment plaza shall pay a payment equal to 2 instances of the payment relevant to that class.