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Toll on Highways of Telangana to be Increase by 4-5% post lockdown

As a general annual increase, NHAI and HMDA have decided to increase the toll tax on various highways of the state by 4-5%. For heavy vehicles such as trucks, the increase would be 5%. This increase comes out to be 0.53 paise per kilometer for heavy vehicles. Truck drivers and transporters are advised to factor […]

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Mundra and Jawaharlal Nehru Trust Ports Congested

Due to the recent lockdown, the importers of goods have not been able to pick up their containers from both Mundra and Jawaharlal Nehru Ports. As a result of which, both these ports are now facing shortage of storage space. This is complicated more by the shortage of trucks and truckers. In case you are […]

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Interest would not stop during 3 months of EMI stoppage

In case you want to avail deferring the EMIs for 3 months, please note that your interest would not stop. So in case you want to stop the EMI, you will have to either pay the interest at the end of three month. The other way is that either your EMI or your tenure would […]

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Vehicle fitness certificate, driving license validity extended till June 30

Due to the disruption caused by the lockdown, government has announced an extension of validity of fitness certificate, permits and driving licence. Any of these documents with validity expiring after Feb 1, 2020 will be considered valid till June 30, 2020. Truckers don’t have to worry about permits expiring during lockdown as all the states […]

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No EMI for Loans for 3 months

The Reserve Bank of India has instructed commercial institutions to defer the collection of EMIs for loans for three months. This does not mean that the three months EMIs will never be charged from you, it is just that you can chose to not pay the EMIs for three months when your business is impacted […]

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Cabinet Secretary instructs states to clear cargo logjam

Cabinet secretary Rajiv Gauba instructed state bureaucrats to allow stranded trucks to reach their destinations. This includes non-essential goods too. The logjam has led to closure of warehouses and impacted logistics operations. He instructed that once the logjam has cleared, the fresh movement should only be of essential goods.