The concessional pass system would be implemented from July 15 onwards pass system would benefit the transporters from the neighboring Sindhudurg, Karwar, Belgaum and Kolhapur, who are currently exempted from paying the toll-fee. This was told by PWD Minister Dhavalikar yesterday.
Passes would be given to those vehicles which visit Goa frequently economic activity. Goa government had imposed toll fee on the vehicles entering the state since April 15, which had evoked strong resentment from the transporters. Rs 8 to 10 lakhs per day are being collected as toll and now the opposition to the same has also fizzled out.
The entry tax ranges from Rs.100 to Rs.1000 depending on the type of vehicle.