Paytm clarified that this video is totally pretend and there was no tampering with Fastag era. The corporate has issued its commentary on Twitter. It stated, ‘A video is spreading incorrect information about Paytm FASTag which incorrectly presentations smartwatch scanning FASTag. As consistent with the NETC (Nationwide Digital Toll Assortment) tips, FASTag bills can also be performed most effective through licensed traders after more than one rounds of checking out. It’s totally protected.
Fastag has been made obligatory on each automobile for Digital Toll Assortment. Fastag is tagged underneath 23 banks of NPCI and NHAI (Nationwide Freeway Authority of India). The primary function of FASTag is to scale back human interference on toll plazas. Cost is completed routinely after the automobile reaches the toll plaza, however for this it’s obligatory to recharge Fastag first. The federal government had made Fastag obligatory for all industrial and private 4 wheelers. This rule got here into impact from February 2021.