FASTag record crosses Rs 80 Cr per day
The toll collection through FASTag crossed Rs 80 crore per day for the first time yesterday with record 50 Lakh FASTag transactions per day. Road Transport and Highways Ministry said more than two crore 20 lakh FASTag have been issued till date.
The FASTag has been made mandatory for vehicles from 1st January 2021. The Ministry said, the National Highways Authority of India, NHAI has made all necessary arrangements to provide seamless movement of vehicles at toll plazas. It said, adoption of FASTag has helped Highway users to save time and fuel at the toll plazas.
FASTag is easily available at over 30 thousand points of sale across the country and mandatorily available at NHAI toll plazas. It is also available online through Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal. FASTag uses Radio-frequency Identification technology that provides users a smooth and effortless cross-over at toll plazas without waiting. The payment is made digitally through the FASTag linked to the bank wallet.