Promotion of Digital and IT based payment of fees through FASTag for old vehicles
Road Transport Ministry has sought comments and suggestions from
stakeholders on making FASTags mandatory for old vehicles sold before December
2017 through a draft notification on September 1.
The amended provision in CMVR, 1989 is proposed to be put in force with
effect from January one 2021 according to an Official release
A valid FASTag
mandatory while getting a new 3rd Party Insurance
It is also proposed to make having a valid FASTag mandatory while getting a
new 3rd Party Insurance through an amendment in FORM 51 (certificate of
Insurance), wherein the details of FASTag ID shall be captured. This is proposed to be put in force the with
effect from April 1 2021.
FASTag had been made mandatory since 2017 for registration of new four
wheeled Vehicles as per the central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 , and is to be
supplied by the Vehicle Manufacturer or their dealers.
It had further been mandated that the renewal of fitness certificate will
be done only after the fitment of FASTag for the Transport Vehicles. Further that, for National Permit Vehicles,
the fitment of FASTag has been mandated since 1st oct 2019.