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FasTag in fast lane after demonetisation

77% surge in enrolment for e-tolling after November 8

Megha Manchanda  |  New Delhi 

Demonetisation has hit many sectors but the number of radio frequency identification (RFID) tags sold at national highways soared by 86,000 in the first three weeks of December, an addition of 77 per cent. National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) introduced RFID technology at toll plazas in February 2014. Indian Highways Management Company (IHMC) was given the responsibility of implementing ETC (electronic toll collection) projects.  After the government's decision to withdraw Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denomination notes on November 8, the Ministry of Road Transport ...


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First Published: Wed, December 28 2016. 00:55 IST