Coronavirus: Govt temporarily suspends toll collection on national highways

Srinagar

In view of the coronavirus outbreak, the government temporarily suspended toll collection on national highways to ease emergency services.

“In view of COVID-19, it has been ordered to temporarily suspend the collection of toll at all toll plazas across India,” Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari wrote on Twitter.

This will not only reduce inconvenience to emergency services but also save critical time, he said.

The minister said maintenance of roads and availability of emergency resources at toll plazas will continue as usual.

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