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Govt collects over Rs 4500 cr revenue from toll plazas in FY16

Govt collects over Rs 4500 cr revenue from toll plazas in FY16

The government has generated more than Rs 4,595 crore as revenue from 348 toll plazas across the country till November 15.

Pay e-toll on all highways plazas from March 2016

Pay e-toll on all highways plazas from March 2016

The Centre plans to implement radio tag-enabled electronic toll collection systems across all highways by March 2016 and has decided to make etolling lanes as a mandatory clause in the new highway building contracts.

Haryana govt adopts new policy, closes five toll plazas

Haryana Government on Tuesday said it has taken a policy decision not to charge toll on such roads which meet one of the five conditions including investment made on improvement of roads and annual tax collection.

Maharashtra enters partially toll-free regime from Sunday

Maharashtra prepares to enter a partially toll-free regime from Sunday midnight with the closure of 12 toll plazas, PWD Minister Chandrakant Patil said on Friday.

Tolls will stay, but looking at providing some relief: Gadkari

Electronic toll plazas in the country will not be removed, however, the government is considering providing some relief, Road Transport & Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Friday.

No plan to hike road toll for large vehicles: Maharashtra PWD Minister

Maharashtra PWD Minister Chandrakant Patil on Saturday said the government had no plans to increase the levy of toll on large vehicles to compensate for abolishment of toll on light motor vehicles and state transport buses from the midnight of May 31.

India's first electronic toll collection system launched

The country's first interoperable RIFD-based electronic toll system was Friday rolled out on the Ahmedabad-Mumbai National Highway and the system would allow vehicles fitted with electronic tags to sail through six toll plazas.

HC bars toll plazas on NH-46 to collect extra fee

Madras HC directed that the enhanced fee at the toll plazas located at Vaniyambadi and Pallikonda on the Krishnagiri-Walajahpet sector of NH-46, should not be collected until further orders.

NHAI invites bids to replace ex-armymen at toll plazas

In a move that has raised the
hackles of 25,000 ex-servicemen manning highway toll plazas,
the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has invited
bids to rope in private agencies for the job.