You have just one more day to get FASTags for free

NEW DELHI: If you haven’t yet got a FASTag for your vehicle, then hurry up. You have just about a day to get a FASTag for free.

To further enhance electronic toll collection, the National Highways Authority of India had earlier this month decided to waive FASTag fee till February 29.

The government has rolled out the FASTag-based toll collection system across more than 527 highways in the country.

Road users can visit any authorised point-of-sale location with a valid registration certificate (RC) of the vehicle and get an NHAI FASTag free of cost.

NHAI FASTags can be purchased from all national highway fee plazas, regional transport offices, common service centres, transport hubs, and petrol pumps, among others, it added.

You have to though pay applicable security deposit and minimum balance amount for FASTag wallet.

NHAI had earlier announced for free NHAI FASTag from November 22 to December 15 last year.

Once the system is fully implemented, NHAI expects Rs 100 crore toll income per day.

As per a Live Mint report, govt is now trying to make use of FASTags mandatory to expediate the 100 per cent toll collection system.


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