toll tax exemption authority

No More Toll Tax on Pvt Veh of Defence Persons

Whther toll Tax is allowed in Pvt Vehicles of Defence personnel or not – its a long discussing issue which has several times cleared rom various authority. Though some doubts are there with the Toll Plaza Staff and agency. To avoid the litigation, some insturctions have been issued by the IHQ MoD (Army) reproduced below :-

THROUGH ASIGMA
Integrated HQ of MoD (Army)
Dte Gen of Op Lgs & Strat Mov
Travel Sec (Tn Cell) New Delhi – 110011

25   Aug 23

All HQs Comd

ADVISORY : EXEMPTION OF TOLL FEE TO PRIVATE VEHICLES OF DEFENCE PERSONNEL

1.         The Indian Toll (Army, Air Force) Act, 1901 exempts all service pers of reg forces from payment of toll fees across the country. The same is being gtd on pvt vehs of def pers on production of I-Cards. However, there have been recent incidents of denial of the said privilege reported from Toll Plazas especially on newly constructed Delhi-Mumbai Expressway.

2.   In view of the above, comds are requested to sensitize all Rks to avoid any altercation with toll staff. In such cases, the toll tax be paid by the indl and matter be reported to DG OL&SM through fmn channel for appropriate action at our end.

3.      For info & necessary action pl.

(Kumar Amit)
Col
Col Travel
For DG OL&SM

Copy to :-
HQ IDS (Adm & Coord)
Dte of PS, Air HQ (VB)
Dte of PS (D &V),
IHQ MoD (N)
DCOAS (Strat Sectt
DCOAS (IS & C) Sectt
DCOAS (CD & S) Sectt
NIGS Br (Coord) QMG Br (Coord)
HS Er (Coord)
MS Br (Coord) in-C Br (Coord)

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