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The developer of Platon will be engaged in creation of paid roads in India

Customers: NHAI - National Highways Authority of India (The national agency of automobile trunks of India)


Product: GLONASS

Project date: 2019/01

In 2019 in India on one of the largest highways the barrier-free system of collection of a payment on the basis of satellite navigation of GLONASS will be introduced. The project will be completely implemented by the Russian IT company, the developer of the state Platon system. The relevant contract was signed between RT-Invest Transport Systems LLC (RTITS) and the National agency of automobile trunks of India (NHAI).


As representatives of RTITS reported TAdviser on February 11, 2019, on the project the Russian company acquired the right of execution of works as a result of a victory in an open competition, having outstripped such companies as Skytoll (Slovakia), Efkon India Pvt.Ltd., National Toll Payment Services PLC which were also taking part in the tender.


According to official data, annually India loses huge amounts of money because of congestion of routes, low speed of transportation and long waiting time on entrances on paid roads. For February, 2019 in India more than 12 thousand paid highways with entrance through barriers.

We keep development of the Russian-Indian partnership and we hope that use Russian technologies will find application in the transport industry of India, will help to solve the existing problems with logistics and to raise additional resources for construction of safe roads, – Yaroslav Tarasyuk, the sales representative of the Russian Federation in India reported.

Project Progress

As of February, 2019 in India the National project of road construction is implemented. The main highways are updated and extend, standards of a road network raise. And the current project is a first step for the organization of the convenient and unceasing movement on a transport corridor of New Delhi — Mumbai, specified in "RT-Invest the Transport Systems".

If the Russian technology shows the efficiency and will allow to solve the existing problems on highways, then deployment of the project on all network of highways in the country can become the next step — Ashish Sharma, the board member of the National agency of automobile trunks of India explained.

The barrier-free system of collection of a payment is going to be unrolled for the trunks "New Delhi — Mumbai" 1419 km long. The onboard devices which are specially manufactured by the Russian company for the project functioning on the basis of satellite GLONASS system will be installed on cars.

The Russian transport telematics — one of the most advanced in the world. Our developments have the high export potential — the CEO "RT-Invest the Transport Systems" Anton Zamkov said. — It will be consolidation of the advanced digital solutions. They will save roads of India from huge traffic jams, will increase the speed of the goods delivery and will lower costs of cargo carriers and motorists. In addition, within the project the Indian colleagues will test on the roads the system of weight and dimensional control developed by us and some more services. It is sure, these are only the first steps, we study participation in a number of tenders and we will increase export of our projects. On the basis of a technology platform which is used in the Platon system we can create and develop digital services for Russia and foreign countries.