Ministry of Highway Trasport & Highways (MoRTH) on Saturday mentioned legitimate FASTag is obligatory whereas getting a brand new third social gathering insurance coverage by an modification in Type 51 (Certificates of Insurance coverage), whereby the small print of FASTag ID shall be captured and this shall be relevant from April 1.
The FASTag had been made obligatory for all registration of recent 4 wheeled automobiles since December 2017 as per Central Motor Autos Guidelines (CMVR), 1989, and is being provided by the car producer or their sellers.
It had additional been mandated that the renewal of health certificates shall be carried out solely after the fitment of FASTag for the transport automobiles. Additional, for Nationwide Allow automobiles the fitment of FASTag has been mandated since October final 12 months.
“It might be acknowledged that this notification could be a significant step for guaranteeing that the cost of charges be 100 per cent at Toll Plazas by the digital means solely and that the automobiles can move seamlessly by the Charge Plazas. There could be no ready time on the Plazas and would save gas,” MoRTH mentioned in a press release.
It has additionally issued a notification making FASTag obligatory to be out there by January 1, in outdated automobiles additionally — the M and N class of motor automobiles (4 wheelers) — bought earlier than December 1, 2017 by amendments in CMVR, 1989.
The steps for guaranteeing the availablity of FASTag at a number of channels are being made by bodily places and likewise by on-line mechanism in order that the residents are capable of have them affixed at their automobiles inside the subsequent two months at their comfort, it added.