Fatstag To Be Now Available For Free: How To Get It

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The applicable security deposit and minimum balance amount for FASTag wallet shall, however, remain unchanged. NHAI had earlier announced for free NHAI FASTag from November 22 to December 15 last year. The government has rolled out the FASTag-based toll collection system across more than 527 national highways in the country. Free fastag is now available.

Highlights:

  • FASTags are nothing but electronic tags affixed to the windscreen of your vehicle
  • The aim is to promote electronic toll collection via FASTag

 To further enhance electronic toll collection, the National Highways Authority of India has decided to waive FASTag fee till February 29, the government said on Wednesday.

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



“In order to further increase digital collection of user fee via FASTag at NH fee plazas, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has decided to waive off the FASTag cost of Rs 100 for NHAI FASTag between February 15 and 29, 2020,” the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said in a statement.

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, it said.

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.”To search for the nearest NHAI FASTag point-of-sale locations, one may download MyFASTag App or Call 1033 NH helpline number.

The applicable security deposit and minimum balance amount for FASTag wallet shall, however, remain unchanged.

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



After the implementation of FASTag system on national highways for electronic toll collection, the revenue per day has increased to 87 crores from 68 crores, said Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari.

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

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