Government gives relief to vehicles without fastag, cash payment facility on toll plaza till 15 February

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Cars, buses, trucks, or other types of private and commercial vehicles, except two-wheelers, must compulsorily fasten while passing the toll plaza

The government has given a big relief for vehicles not fasting. Such vehicles will now be able to leave by paying cash from the toll plaza of the National Highway till 15 February. However, after this the government is also preparing to take strict action against vehicles without fastag.

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  • Last Updated:January 13, 2021, 4:17 PM IS

new Delhi. The Central Government has given relief to vehicles without FASTag. Such vehicles will now be able to leave from the toll plaza (Toll Plaza) of the National Highway by 15 February by paying cash. From February 16, it has been decided to make fastg mandatory in all toll plazas, that is, cash will be stopped. Union Minister of State for Road Transport General VK Singh told a conversation with “News18 Hindi” that the cashlane will remain in the toll plaza of NHI till February 15. After this all the tolls will be fast track. Vehicles without fastag will have to pay a penalty for passing the toll. This exemption has been given to fasten in old trains.

Along with this, the government is also preparing to take strict action against vehicles without fastag, so that all four vehicles are fastened. The government had earlier decided to end the cash lane in the toll plaza of Toll National Highway from January 1, but keeping in mind the problems caused by people, this date has been extended to February 15.

Fastag will be mandatory for these vehicles
Cars, buses, trucks or other types of private and commercial vehicles, except two-wheelers, will have to be compulsorily fastened while passing through the toll plaza. Vehicle owners have many options to buy Fastag. It can be purchased from any toll plaza of National Highway across the country. For this, you have to show the RC of your vehicle. Apart from this, you can buy from Fastag banks, Amazon, Paytm, Airtel payment bank etc. In banks, you can buy Fastag from SBI HDFC, ICICI, Axis Bank and Kotak Bank.

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How much does fastag cost?
Its price also depends on where you are buying it from. Every bank has a different policy regarding fastag fees and security deposits. You can buy Fastag from Paytm for the car for 500 rupees. It will get a refundable security deposit of Rs 250 and a minimum balance of Rs 150. At the same time, if you buy it from ICICI Bank, then for this you will have to pay a deposit amount of about one hundred rupees and two hundred rupees. In this, a balance of 2 hundred rupees has to be kept.

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How can fastag recharge
There are two ways to recharge it. The first way is to download the Fastag wallet created by the bank from which you are buying Fastag in your smartphone and recharge it with internet banking, credit card or debit card. The second way is that you can recharge it with a mobile wallet like Paytm, PhonePe. Apart from this, you can also recharge with Amazon Pay and Google Pay.





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