Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari (Road Transport and Highways Minister) on Thursday made a big announcement regarding the toll plaza. In the Lok Sabha, Nitin Gadkari said that in the next one year all the toll plazas will be abolished from the country. Now GPS system (Gps system) will be installed in trains, with the help of which toll toll can be paid.
What did Nitin Gadkari say?
On Thursday, Nitin Gadkari said that during the previous governments, tolls were created in many places within urban areas, which is wrong and unjust. The work of removing them will be completed in a year. During the Question Hour in Lok Sabha, members of the House Gurjit Aujla, Deepak Badge and Kunwar Danish Ali gave this information on their behalf in response to supplementary questions. He said that tolls were first created within cities. This is wrong and unjust. This toll will also end in a year. There were a lot of thieves in such tolls. The toll plaza will end but toll will have to be paid. Gadkari said that 93 percent of the vehicles pay toll using FASTag.
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The Union Minister said that now GPS systems will be installed in trains, with the help of which toll charges can be paid and after that such tolls will not be required inside the city. In response to another question, he said that without acquiring 90 per cent of the land, we do not award the project. After acquiring the land, a detailed project report (DPR) is prepared.