As the roads of the country are changing, you will also get toll tax on few kilometers. The toll fare has now increased significantly everywhere. Explain that you are charged money for using the expressway or highway.
Since whatever cost is incurred in the construction of the expressway, it is reimbursed. However, now the people of Madhya Pradesh and those going there are going to have fun. Please note that now there will be no toll for private vehicles. Only commercial vehicles will pay toll.
MPRDC (Madhya Pradesh Road Development Corporation Limited) DM MH Rizvi said that earlier it was decided to collect toll from all four wheelers. But on the orders of the government, now toll tax will be collected from commercial vehicles only.
In the cabinet meeting last month, it was decided to give relief in toll tax to private vehicles including cars, jeeps and passenger buses on this route. After which the tender process is being completed afresh. It is being told that after the completion of the tender process by next month, all the three toll blocks built on the said route will start. It is noteworthy that MPRDC has got the asphalt work done on the said road three months back. To recover its amount, it has been decided to levy toll.
They will not have to pay toll tax
At the same time, let us tell you that some categories have also been created by the government. Those involved are not required to pay toll tax. Earlier 9 people were included in these categories, while now it has been increased to 25. These include vehicles from government employees to dead bodies, which do not have to pay toll tax.
All vehicles of Government of India and Government of Madhya Pradesh on official duty, non-commercial vehicles of former and present Members of Parliament and Legislative Assembly, all vehicles on duty on 17 routes of the State. Vehicles of Indian Army, Ambulances, Fire Brigade, Indian Posts and Telegraph Department, Tractor Trolleys used for agricultural purposes, Auto Rickshaws, Two wheelers, Bullock carts, Freedom fighters and recognized journalists and also passenger vehicles such as Buses, Cars, jeeps etc. will be exempted from toll.
If you belong to these 25 categories, you will not be taxed
- vice president
- Prime minister
- MP minister
- senior officer
- Defense Police
- fire fighting car
- magistrate secretary
- officials of various ministries
- Secretaries of various departments
- Selected state and central government officials
- Officials of the National Highways Authority. Apart from these, those people who have been given exemption by the state governments can also join.