Punjab

PUNJAB GOVT EXEMPTS MEDIA FROM TOLL TAX ON STATE HIGHWAYS

April 15, 2017 09:11 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

Implementing yet another of its poll promises, the Captain Amarinder Singh government has announced exemption of mediapersons from toll tax on all state highways.A decision to this effect was taken here on Saturday by the Chief Minister, who stamped his approval on the move. The necessary notification in this regard was being issued by the state Public Works Department (PWD), according to an official spokesperson. As per the decision, all accredited mediapersons and those holding yellow I-card would be exempted from paying toll tax while moving through state highways. Exemption of toll tax was one of the promises made by the Congress for the welfare of journalists in the run-up to the assembly elections. The spokesperson said other promises made to the media as per the Congress manifesto would also be implemented soon. 

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