NHAI announces sale of over 1 Crore FASTag

Fastag and cash lane on NHAI toll plaza

The National Highway Authority of India on Thursday said that over 1 crore electronic toll collection system — FASTags — have been issued through multiple points of sale till date.

According to NHAI, FASTag implemented by NHAI has clocked toll transaction of over 21 lakh on a daily basis.

“Over 1 crore FASTags have been issued through multiple ‘Point of Sale’ till date with about 30 lakh of them were issued in the month of November and December alone,” it said in a statement.

“The highway authority has been observing sales of nearly 1.5-2 lakh FASTags on a daily-basis which is a clear reflection of this digital system being accepted well. As a result, the daily transactional worth of electronic toll collection has been ascertained of about Rs 42 crore.”

As per the statement, the implementation of FASTags across the country has met with the desired response.

NHAI had commenced electronic toll collection through FASTag at 523 toll plazas across the country from December 15.


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