New Delhi: The central government said on Wednesday that more than 70 lakh fastags have been issued so far. On Tuesday, the highest number of 1,35,583 tags were sold. This is the highest level of Fastag sales in a day. The National Electronic Toll Collection (NETC) program has been implemented across the country, to eliminate traffic bottlenecks and facilitate traffic collection.
This is a major initiative of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said, to date, more than 70 lakh fastags have been issued. On November 26, 2019, the highest number of 1,35,583 tags were released in a single day. The highest 1.03 lakh tags were issued from its first day, ‘On an average, an increase of 330 percent has been recorded in issuing Fastag. This figure increased from 8,000 in July to 35,000 in November. The statement said that after the release of Fastag on November 21, there has been a rise in Fastag sales. Fastag is being accepted at more than 560 toll plazas. This is being further enhanced.