The Union Minister Nitin Gadkari says that with the GPS-based system the toll quantity can be deducted straight from the checking account of car house owners, based mostly on the motion of autos.
With a GPS-based system, the toll earnings within the subsequent 5 years will attain Rs. 1,34,000 crore
The Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and MSMEs, Nitin Gadkari, has introduced that the Government of India has cleared the usage of GPS-based for toll assortment within the nation. Gadkari says that this transfer will guarantee seamless motion of autos throughout the nation, and it’ll additionally assist India turns into a ‘toll sales space free’ nation within the subsequent two years. The Union Minister additional added that with the GPS-based system the toll quantity can be deducted straight from the checking account of car house owners, based mostly on the motion of autos.
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The announcement was made whereas Nitin Gadkari was addressing the ASSOCHAM Foundation Week Programme, sharing his views on the theme ‘National Infrastructure Pipeline crucial for financial revival throughout sectors.’ In his assertion, Gadkari stated that he expects toll collections to succeed in ₹ 34,000 crore by March 2021. At the identical time, he additionally added that by utilizing GPS expertise for toll assortment, the Government’s toll earnings within the subsequent 5 years can be ₹ 1,34,000 crore. Gadkari additionally stated that whereas all new business autos are coming with car monitoring methods, the Government might want to give you some plan to put in GPS expertise in previous autos the have a widespread impact.
At the second, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) is working in direction of making FASTags obligatory for all four-wheelers from January 1, 2021. This is to advertise digital and IT-based cost of charges for toll assortment and it will likely be obligatory even for previous autos which are offered earlier than December 1, 2017. FASTag is a pay as you go tag that makes computerized deduction of toll prices that’s operated by National Highway Authority of India (NHAI). The step taken by the central authorities will guarantee cost of charges is finished on the toll cubicles through electronics means solely, which is able to make car passing a seamless course of by means of toll plazas.