Big announcement of center! Toll plans will be eliminated from all over the country in 2 years, know how the government will recover

Toll plans will be eliminated from all over the country in 2 years

Toll plans will be eliminated from all over the country in 2 years

The central government has taken a big decision for the free movement of vehicles across the country. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that India will be made toll naka mukat in the coming two years.

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    December 17, 2020 5:51 PM IS

new Delhi: The central government has taken a big decision for the free movement of vehicles across the country. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that India will be made toll naka mukat in the coming two years. For this, the government has decided to finalize the Global Positioning System (GPS). On Thursday, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that in the coming two years, the toll of vehicles will be deducted only from your linked bank account.

Meeting with ASSOCHAM

Talking at the Assocham Foundation Week program, Nitin Gadkari said that with the help of the Russian government, we will soon finalize the GPS system, after which India will be completely toll free in two years.

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At this time, all commercial vehicles in the country are equipped with a tracking system. At the same time, the government will work fast to install GPS system technology in all old vehicles.

Income from toll will increase to 1.34 trillion

After using GPS technology, the toll revenue of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) can increase to 1.34 trillion in five years. The minister said, “Yesterday in the presence of Road Transport and Highways and Chairman, NHAI, a presentation was made using GPS technology for toll collection. We are expecting our toll income to be Rs 1,34,000 crore in the next five years. Will be Rs. “

Fastag was mandatory a year ago

The government is taking this special step to make free movement of vehicles across the country. In the last one year, the central government has made FASTAG mandatory on all toll plazas in the country. After the imperative of fastag, fuel consumption has come. Apart from this, pollution has also been controlled.

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Cashless transaction gets a boost

The use of electronic toll collection devices has also encouraged cashless transactions. Along with this, transparency has also been seen in toll collection. Use of FASTag has increased significantly in the last few months. According to a NHAI statement released in November, Fastag contributes about three-fourths of the total toll collection so far. At the same time, ₹ 92 crore was compared to ₹ 70 crore a year ago.

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