E-toll Tags to be Manda­tory for Trucks on Govt Duty

The Economic Times - - Economy: Macro, Micro & More -

For has­sle-free move­ment of cargo, the gov­ern­ment has de­cided to make elec­tronic toll tags manda­tory for all ve­hi­cles con­tracted by the gov­ern­ment de­part­ments. The de­ci­sion was taken in an in­ter-min­is­te­rial meet­ing, chaired by Road Trans­port and High­ways Min­is­ter Nitin Gad­kari, and it was also at­tended by Pe­tro­leum Min­is­ter Dhar­men­dra Prad­han and Food and Con­sumer Af­fairs Min­is­ter Ram Vi­las Paswan, among oth­ers. It was de­cided that min­istries con­cerned would take out ad­min­is­tra­tive or­ders mak­ing it manda­tory for all trucks con­tracted by the gov­ern­ment de­part­ments like FCI, Pe­tro­leum, Mines etc to carry FASTags, Gad­kari said af­ter the meet­ing.

NEW DELHI

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