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Transporters may have to shell out more for toll on new port roads

The development comes at a time when the shipping ministry stares at under-utilisation of assets since there has been slow progress on road and railway connectivity projects

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highway toll | Road and Infrastructure cess | Indian ports

Dhruvaksh Saha  |  New Delhi 

Toll, highway, NHAI, Trucks, roads, transport, drivers
The revenue opportunity could prove beneficial to NHAI, which currently has a debt burden of over Rs 3 trillion

Transporters grappling with surging costs and rising toll charges on roads and highways may have to deal with an additional cost burden. The Centre is mulling over the possibility of instituting toll collection on the new road infrastructure (infra) being developed around ports for smoother connectivity, Business Standard has learnt.

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First Published: Mon, August 01 2022. 06:05 IST
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