To help its users recharge their FASTag accounts faster, Google Pay announced on Monday that it has added a new Unified Payment Interface (UPI) feature that allows them to connect and recharge FASTag accounts with the Google Pay app And track their payments. According to the company, to recharge their FASTag accounts, users need to open their Google Pay app, look for the FASTag category under the “Bill Pay” section and select the bank that issued their FASTag.
The company said in a statement, “On the next screen, enter your vehicle number and proceed to make payments with your bank account. Users balance their FASTag account for FASTag issued by supported banks with the tap of a button Can check the amount. ”
FASTag is an electronic toll collection system, operated by the National Highway Authority of India. It uses radio frequency identification technology to make toll payments directly to the toll owner from a prepaid or savings account.
Major automobile companies in India are offering the default Fastag RFID tag on new vehicles. However, if you are not among those who have recently purchased a new car or jeep, you can buy FASTag from various sources.
According to a tweet posted by the Indian Highway Management Company, FASTag is available through point-of-sale (POS) locations installed on toll plazas at all national highways, 23 certified banks, regional transport offices (RTOs) and transport centers. It is done. . One of the easiest ways to buy FASTag is to visit the nearest branch of banks like Axis Bank, HDFC Bank or Karur Vysya Bank. For vehicle class 4 which includes cars, jeeps, and vans, a FASTag can be purchased online through the portals of banks like Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, or State Bank of India (SBI). Airtel Payments Bank, Amazon, and Paytm are also selling FASTag online. In addition, you can avail some cashback to buy FASTag online.