Follow Us:
Saturday, July 02, 2022

Toll-free ride for motorists across 53 toll nakas in state

Of the 53 toll nakas, 27 are manned by the PWD and 26 others are manned by the MSRDC.

By: Express News Service | Mumbai |
May 30, 2015 2:46:15 am
Mumbai, Mumbai toll free ride, Mumbai motorists, Mumbai toll nakas, Devendra Fadnavis, MSRDC, BJP led government, Mumbai latest news Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis declared that 12 other toll nakas in the state, including 11 roads manned by the state public works department and one by the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC), will be shut down from June 1.

Driving on most state roads will now be a free zip for motorists. Facing fire over a volte-face on its pre-election promise of banning road toll in the state, the BJP-led government on Friday announced that cars, jeeps, SUVs, and state transport busies will be exempt from paying toll along 53 toll nakas in the state from June 1 onwards.

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis also declared that 12 other toll nakas in the state, including 11 roads manned by the state public works department and one by the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC), will be shut down from June 1. While the Fadnavis government had made an announcement in this regard during the budget session of the state legislature in April, an official notification in this regard was issued on Friday.

For the 53 toll nakas, where cars and SUVs will be exempted from paying tax, the government on Friday said directions had been given to set up dedicated two road lanes for movement on the toll-exempted vehicular traffic. Of the 53 toll nakas, 27 are manned by the PWD and 26 others are manned by the MSRDC.

[related-post]

Subscriber Only Stories
Skin Allergies In Children – What parents need to know?Premium
What makes KuCoin P2P Trading Platform a Good Choice To Buy Crypto?Premium
Airtel Demonstrates Immersive Video Entertainment On 5G; Recreates Kapil ...Premium
Is It A Good Idea To Keep One Account For All Your Financial Transactions?Premium

mumbai.newsline@expressindia.com

Hot Offer Putin claims victory in Mariupol, leaving Ukrainian defenders holed up Subscribe Now
Start your day the best way
with the Express Morning Briefing

📣 Join our Telegram channel ( The Indian Express ) for the latest news and updates

For all the latest Mumbai News, download Indian Express App.

  • Newsguard
  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
  • Newsguard

Featured Stories

Latest Comment
Post Comment
Read Comments
Advertisement
X