Hyderabad Airport becomes first to lay FASTag car tracks

By Aiswarya Sriram  Published on  17 Nov 2019 1:30 PM GMT
Hyderabad Airport becomes first to lay FASTag car tracks

Hyderabad: GMR Hyderabad Airport became the first Airport in India to have a dedicated car parking for FASTag cars. They have also created dedicated lanes for entry and exit of these cars. The initiative will reduce the wait time for passengers and will ensure faster entry and exit from the Airport. The non-FASTag vehicles can use the older lane.

The facility has been started under airports signature programme, ‘Passenger is Prime’ and in collaboration with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).

Speaking about the rollout of this initiative, Mr SGK Kishore, CEO, GHIAL, said, “We are glad to announce the introduction of India’s first FASTag Parking system at Hyderabad International Airport. This new parking system provides for hassle-free and quick movement in the parking zone. It is also aligned with Govt. of India’s efforts for digitalization and cashless transactions. We are thankful to our partner NPCI for its support in implementing this facility. Apart from the regular benefits of FASTag, the system also promotes environmental sustainability viz. fuel-saving, reduction in paper use and pollution.”

FASTag was introduced by the central government, as a part of One Nation One Tag. Through FASTags you need not need to wait in queues for paying a parking fee or toll fee. The money will be automatically deducted from a rechargeable tag, which can be pasted on your car and can be used throughout the country.

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