New Delhi, Feb. 11 -- The Centre plans to utilise data based on electronic toll collection following the implementation of FASTags for the revision of tolls along national highways, officials aware of the matter said.

The Union road transport ministry has asked the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to conduct a study in this regard based on electronic toll data with 100% implementation of the FASTag programme, they added.

HT in June 2019 reported about the Centre's plans for introducing a national policy for revising toll rates for national highways and reclassifying vehicle types and the possibility of the charges for private cars going up.

"When the toll policy was drafted, we had done our hypothesis based on the electronic c...