SDMC makes RFID number plates must for commercial vehicles for entering Capital

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SDMC makes RFID number plates must for commercial vehicles for entering Capital

Sunday, 12 September 2021 | SR | NEW DELHI

Following the order of the Supreme Court, South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has implemented use of radio-frequency identification (RFID) system a must for collection of toll tax from specified commercial vehicles while entering Delhi.

A senior SDMC official said that the toll tax department of SDMC while taking requisite actions to enforce the order has stopped entry of specified commercial vehicles in the city through all 124 toll plazas without paying toll tax through RFID system since 31st August 2021.

SDMC has also imposed a fine of ` 10 Lakh to the concessionaire, which was authorised to collect toll tax only through RFID system for non compliance of the direction of the civic agency, he said.  Additionally, SDMC'S enforcement teams have issued notices at different toll plazassince last week and a total of 672 notices have been issued so far, he said, adding that SMS have been sent to all owners of all such erring vehicles with respect to actions being taken against them and such SMS have been forwaded to as many as 572 number of vehicles so far. The official further said that besides this, transport department of Delhi and neighbouring states have been asked to cancel the permits of 524 vehicles which failed to pay toll tax through RFID system.             

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