New Delhi: Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate the electronic toll collection system on October 31, a few days later than planned earlier.
“The launching of the Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) system has been rescheduled. The Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Shri Nitin Gadkari will now inaugurate the system on October 31 instead of October 27,” an official statement said.
“Action will be taken to include ETC system by means of supplementary agreement in those projects which have not yet been started,” the statement said.
The company’s objectives include collection of toll through ETC and to manage the project and commercially provide services of central ETC system.
Necessary amendments have already been made in the Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989 for fitment of Radio Frequency Identification tag on vehicles for ETC.