The Delhi-Dehradun journey will become expensive from July 1. Toll rates at the Sivaya toll plaza located on National Highway 58 will increase from July 1. There is a proposal to increase the toll by Rs 10 to 15 from July 1 at the Sivaya Meerut toll plaza located on National Highway-58.
In such a situation, not only will private vehicles travel to Delhi expensive, but the fares will also increase on roadways buses.
The toll for local vehicles is also likely to increase by Rs. The toll company has sent a proposal to NHAI (National Highway Authority of India) to increase the toll rates at the Sivaya toll plaza between Delhi-Dehradun.
With the green signal from NHAI, the toll company will start collecting tax from the increased rates from July 1.
This is the second time in the last three months that travel is going to become costlier due to a hike in toll charges.
Actually, from April 1, the increase of 10 to 20 percent in toll fees was implemented across the country.
To increase the toll taxes from 1 July there the company has started preparations at the toll plazas for the increase of toll tax rates in the year 2022-23. The toll company says that it will face an increase in toll rates.
The toll company has sent a proposal to NHAI for an increase in tax.
It is believed that with a slight increase in local tax, the tax on commercial vehicles may increase by Rs 10 to 15. As soon as NHAI approves the proposal of the toll company, the company will start collecting tax from the increased rates in July.
For this, the company has intensified its preparations.
According to toll officials, about 25 to 30 thousand vehicles pass through the toll plaza every day. Up to 94% tax is collected from these vehicles by FASTag, while 5% tax is collected in cash. According to the instructions of NHAI, local is given the prescribed exemption, whereas on paying tax in cash, double tax including penalty is collected.ALSO READ | Delhi boy dies after skipping rope gets entangle around his neck