Three main toll plazas in Mumbai – Airoli Toll Plaza, Mulund Eastern Express Way and Mulund (LBS Marg) went reside on the NETC FASTag platform just lately
NPCI expects all parking tons within the metropolis step by step will undertake 100% contactless parking
The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has introduced that three of the foremost toll plazas in Mumbai just lately went reside on NETC Fastag platform. The toll plazas at Airoli, Mulund Eastern Express Way and Mulund (LBS Marg) have enabled the platform for seamless toll funds expertise. The Rajiv Gandhi Sea hyperlink plaza and Vashi Toll plaza have already enabled the platform earlier. However, the implementation work at Dahisar toll plaza is underway and is predicted to go reside very quickly.
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ICICI Bank is the primary financial institution to combine with the Fastag know-how at toll plazas at Vashi, Airoli-Mulund Eastern Express Way, Mulund (LBS Marg) and Dahisar. With entries to the town are actually enabled on Fastag platform, NPCI can also be anticipating all parking tons within the metropolis to step by step undertake 100 per cent good and contactless parking with this distinctive platform. A couple of months in the past, the Fastag led contactless automotive parking was launched at Hyderabad International Airport. This system has performed a major function in decreasing queues on the entry and exit of the car parking zone by providing handy parking funds expertise to prospects.
The Mumbai-Pune Expressway toll plaza has been on the platform since its inception. However, it has additionally now migrated to newest technological specs, making inter-city journey expertise seamless for commuters. Recently, the current concessionaire of digital toll assortment – IRB Infrastructure Developers, additionally supplied two devoted Fastag lanes for automobiles in every course at Khalapur and Talegaon toll plazas of Yashwantrao Chavan Expressway sections.
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Praveena Rai, COO, NPCI mentioned, “Implementation of Fastag on nearly all the toll plazas of Mumbai demonstrates awareness and acceptance of Fastag among millions of commuters. We are glad to see rapid adoption of Fastag in the city which is offering safe and contactless toll payments experience to commuters. We are also looking at enabling parking lots with Fastag. With gaining momentum of Fastag across the country, we are confident that it will scale newer heights. We at NPCI are constantly working towards not only enhancing toll transactions experience for commuters but also making their car parking payments completely safe and contactless with the interoperability of Fastag.”
Vijay Waghmare IAS (JMD, MSRDC) mentioned, “Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) has pioneered in furthering the NETC Fastag solution since its inception of the programme. Mumbai-Pune expressway, Satara-Kagal, and now Sea Link & Mumbai Entry Point plazas are running on the NETC Fastag solution. We look forward to enable the Dahisar toll plaza, post metro work completion. This will make Mumbai city the first city to go completely cashless across all tolls. Our next step is to increase the penetration of Fastags. This digital transformation will introduce transparency and ensure complete contactless and safe travel for the commuter. MSRDC requests all commuters to install Fastags on their vehicles and ensure sufficient cash balance in the Fastag”.