Vehicles Carrying Medical Oxygen Exempted From Toll Tax In Odisha
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Wednesday ordered exemption of toll tax for vehicles carrying medical oxygen.
As per the order, tax will not be collected from vehicles carrying medical oxygen in tankers or cylinders at toll plazas under state Government. The order will remain in force till July 30.
“The decision was taken keeping in view the current pandemic situation and to facilitate smooth supply of medical oxygen to different hospitals and COVID Care Centres (CVCs) in the state,” said a senior official.
Earlier on May 8, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways had exempted the user fee for vehicles carrying Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) at toll plazas across National Highways (NHs).