New Delhi, ,31/12 (AO Bureau): The Central government has extended the deadline for mandatory FasTags for vehicles from January 1, 2021, to February 15, 2021. Previously Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that FasTags would be mandatory for all vehicles from the new year
In November this year, the ministry issued a notification also making FASTag mandatory from January 1, 2021, for old vehicles or that were sold before December 1, 2017.
FASTags enables electronic payment of fees at toll plazas. A valid FasTags is necessary for getting new third party insurance. This will come into effect from April 1, 2021.
Currently, the share of transactions by FASTag is hovering around 75-78%.