What is Toll Tax: Toll Tax is a tax given by passengers for passage on a roadway built by Govt or any private entity.

Period of Toll tax collection: When a highway is ready to be used by passengers, toll tax is to be collected to recover the total cost of project. When total cost is recovered by the toll fee than tax decreased to 40% and collected for maintenance purpose only.

It can be removed completely by the state or Central Govt.

Gujarat:

Gujarat Government announced that from 15th August 2016, there will be no Toll Tax in Gujarat for cars & Small Vehicles. For large Vehicles, there is no change in Toll Tax rules. Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel announced it in a plantation program.

This is a very good initiative by the state government; it will really help the people to travel by car.

Uttar Pradesh:

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued notifications for discontinuation of fee collection at 15 Fee Plazas on National Highways in the state of Uttar Pradesh during the last two years. The details are as follows:

S. No. National Highway (NH) Project Stretch
1. NH-232 Benda Ghat Fee Plaza at Km. 254.000.
2. NH-28C Sanjay Setu at Km 35-36 i.e. Barabanki – Nanpara- Rupaidiah Section.
3. NH-24 Shahjahanpur Fee Plaza at Km. 325.00 in the section at Garrah River Bridge.
4. NH-7 Khajuri Setu at km 70.00.
5. NH-56 Sai Bridge at Km. 238/239.
6. NH-96 Chandra Shekhar Azad Setu at km 148-149.
7. NH-76E Tons (Katka Setu) at km 430.
8. NH-73 Bridge over Yamuna River at Km. 71.
9. NH-119 Bridge over Ganga River at Km. 71.
10. NH-76 Ken River Barrier at km 211 (Banda City).
11. NH-96 Pipri Setu (Tamsa River) at Km 15.00 (New Ch. Km. 128).
12. NH-75E Kanher Setu at Km. 289.
13. NH-19 Manjhi Ghat (Jaiprabha Setu) over Ghagra river at km 128/129.
14. NH-75E Rehand Setu at Km 243.
15. NH-97 Veer Abdul Hammed Setu over Ganga River at Km 4-5.

 

Also Check: All details about IBPS PO / MT

Question that can be asked in Exam:

  • Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways: Nitin Gadkari
  • Union Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways: Pon Radhakrishnan
  • Routes (Starting & End Point) of the above mentioned highways in Uttar Pradesh.
  • Length of the state Highways in Guajarat:19761 Km

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