Government officials in New Delhi will soon make it mandatory for all vehicles to be equipped with RFID cards that will be used to make road toll payments, according to Hindustan Times. The government accepted the recent proposal and said it will ensure that it is being implemented within 18 months.
“Initially it will be used for toll collection on national highways, subsequently it will be used for other purposes also, including toll collection on state highways,” said Kamal Nath, road transport and highways minister.
Commuters can preload whatever amount they want and make the payment when required. Officials have also instructed manufactures that all new vehicles will come with RFID chips installed.
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