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  1. waiver for disable people


    Hello, is there a waiver of toll for disable people, i am specifically inquiring about dahisar toll naka



  2. Re: waiver for disable people


    Toll is collected based on a contract, which include the terms and conditions of issuance of Passes and collection of Toll.

    Please prefer an RTI Application before the PIO of the authority granted the Contract and seek copy of Contract Agreement. Generally such contract agreements runs to hundreds of pages. Therefore you can seek inspection of original contract agreement by making RTI Application. During inspection, you can demand certified copy of relevant portion, which may serve your purpose.

    MEPL won the contract from MSRDC to monitor and run toll naka at five entry points in Mumbai in November 2010, has collected more than R2,032.41 crore within 43 months (as in Sep-2014). Thus the toll operator has earned back the advance of R2,100 crore it paid to MSRDC within four years of its contract, and has another 12 years to go. By the end of their contract period, it is expected to earn around Rs. 11,545.43 crore. According to the contract, MEPL’s toll collection will remain effective till November 2026.

    Social worker Shriniwas Ghanekar and then MLA Eknath Shinde filed a PIL in Mumbai High Court in Feb 2012. At the time of filing the PIL, the total Toll collected from Dahisar Toll Naka was Rs.237,11,75,991

    Please refer to the discussions on similar issue in following threads:


    EXEMPTION PROVSIION IN CONTRACT

    Toll Tax Dahisar
    Satyameva Jayate सत्यमेव जयते

  3. Re: waiver for disable people


    Preserve all those receipts, and if there is any exemption, you can seek refund in future.

  4. Re: waiver for disable people



    Kindly file a RTI application and seek a photocopy of any circulars issued in this regard, as follows:

    > Where to file RTI application?

    To,
    The Public Information Officer,
    Executive Engineer,
    Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation Ltd. (MSRDC Ltd.),
    Bandra Reclamation,
    K. C. Marg,
    Bandra (W),
    Mumbai - 400 050.
    Tel: 022 2655 8175 / 022 2655 8176

    > What information to seek in such RTI?

    Description of Information Required:

    Please provide a certified photocopy of the following information:

    1. Photocopy of circular, notification or any other law for the time being in force, wherein has been noted the details of toll waiver granted to disabled persons.

    > Download Maharashtra RTI Forms from the following link:
    "If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people." -- Confucius

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    Further there is also a website for differently abled persons that collected and described various concessions for which they are entitled.

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    Here is the copy of MoRT&H Notification on toll concession for vehicles specifically designed for physically handicapped persons.
    Satyameva Jayate सत्यमेव जयते

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    Once again it is established that for common doubts, searching google is easier than going for RTI way. Atleast this reduces number of applications and expenditure. Thanks to Hon. Karira, who tried to inculcate this habit to members by suggesting google search, though he is knowing the reply. He has many times done himself to respond to queries and shown the proper way to get facts on general issues.



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