Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari has refused to extend the deadline for vehicles to get a FASTag, and made it clear that those without a tag would have to pay twice the Normal toll from Monday.
Gadkari said we have given three extensions for FAStags but now vehicle owners should get it.It is necessary to increase the traffic.Almsot 80-90 percent of the toll plazas on highways have FASTag systems and remaining will get it soon.
The minister has also requested to all the vehicle owners to switch to CNG. As CNG is cheaper than petrol and diesel.
Gadkari also said that he aims to convert to CNG all vehicles in six district of east vidarbha within five years.
The minister has also asked mayor, municipal commissioner and other officers and office bearers of Nagpur municipal corporation to convert their vehicles to CNG.
Home minister Anil Deshmukh who participated in the function through video conferencing, urged Gadkari to start work on four laning of Nagpur Katol road as soon as possible.the minister also urged Gadkari to start broad gauge metro soon as state government has cleared it.