The RFID technology has used by FASTag, and the customers can purchase it from Indian Oil petrol pumps, toll plazas, Hindustan Petroleum, Bharat Petroleum, State Bank of India, Paytm and the online shopping website, Amazon.
This technology helps to reduce and eliminate the gridlock on toll plazas all over the nation, India. There is an automatic deduction of the toll charges through this tag. Firstly, you need to activate the tag account, and then, the tag pasted on the windshields of the vehicle started working. Further, antennae installed at the toll plaza and directly debited the toll for a particular journey from the bank account of the user.
Updated- Government extends the deadline for mandatory FASTags to December 15
Thus, the users of the online mode of payment will get a cashback of 2.5 per cent from 2019-2020to engage more users with this system.
In anticipation of the rollout of FASTag, the toll courts in every national highway will have FASTag-empowered paths. In the underlying stage, there will be one half, and a half bath that considers different methods of instalments for large curiosity vehicles yet this path will be eliminated to make all toll squares totally FASTag empowered.
For the purchase of FASTags, there is a need for a copy of registration certificate of the vehicle, Passport-sized photographs and any identity proof such as PAN card, Voter ID, Driver’s License, Passport or Aadhar Card.