New Delhi: The federal government will roll out the choice of money recharge for FASTags to speed up its adoption, as penetration of digital toll assortment (ETC) has been stagnating after a steep rise in toll assortment through FASTags since December 15.
Over 40% visitors is being registered in hybrid lanes at toll plazas meant for each money and digital assortment, almost a month after authorities mandated use of FASTags in not less than 75% of toll lanes at plazas throughout nationwide highways.
The Nationwide Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has been mandated the duty of implementing the ETC infrastructure to scale back congestion at toll plazas. Come January 15, just one hybrid lane in every route might be allowed at toll plazas within the nation.
“Proper now, nation large toll assortment through FASTags remains to be at round 60%,” stated an official within the know. “Whereas we noticed a rampant enhance within the first three weeks, the expansion is stagnating now,” the official stated.
“There are some toll plazas the place the visitors circulation could be very much less, so persons are utilizing the hybrid lane as an alternative of FASTag ones,” one other official stated.