The Union authorities on Wednesday knowledgeable Rajya Sabha it would quickly introduce a brand new expertise that may deduct tolls instantly from the financial institution accounts, thereby guaranteeing the elimination of toll plazas on roads and hassle-free journey.
Responding throughout Question Hour, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari stated the federal government will introduce a brand new expertise to gather the toll inside six months. “We are in the process. We are yet to take an official decision on the kind of technology. The number plate technology is good. There will be no toll plaza and there will be a sophisticated computerised digitalised system.
“There can be no queues. No individual. Nothing can be there and it may give nice reduction to the individuals by and enormous. And the federal government will get absolute income from that,” Gadkari said.
According to the minister, the government is thinking over two options to collect the toll. One is a satellite-based toll system where the GPS of the car will help directly collect the toll tax from the bank account. The other option is the number plate. We can replace the old number plate with the new number plate and there will be a computerised system by which we can use the software to collect the toll, he said.
“The best system is once you begin from the purpose it would register and once you go away the freeway it would once more register. So solely the precise quantity the automobile drove can be deducted from the proprietor’s account. We are already engaged on it. We haven’t made up our thoughts so far as the choice of the expertise is anxious. But inside a month we are going to choose the expertise. We will use all the subtle expertise of the world which can be helpful for the individuals,” the minister said.
Gadkari said that the government will also need to introduce a bill in parliament as there are no legal provisions to deal with those who violate the new system. “We will introduce the most effective system on the earth. I’ll attempt my greatest to do it as early as attainable inside six months,” he added.