Road Transport and Highway Ministry will begin collecting toll from December 2, 2016. From midnight onwards toll collection is expected to commence again. Toll booths are equipped to take care of the cash crunch which is prevalent pan India currently.
Previously, Road Transport and Highway Ministry announced they would not collect toll owing to demonetization. Indian Government has demonetized Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 with immediate effect. There was a cash crunch with lower denomination currency pan India.
Toll plazas will be equipped with additional change catering to the cash crunch. FASTags can be purchased with Rs. 500 notes that were demonetized. Attendants at toll plazas will continue accepting demonetized currency for those who have to pay toll over Rs. 200.
Credit cards and debit cards will also be accepted at toll plazas via swipe machines. Toll booths will also be accepting e-wallet transactions. Precaution is being taken to ensure quick movement at toll booths.