Ktk to impose toll on transporation of ore, granite, timber

The Karnataka government today decided to impose a toll on transporation of iron ore, granite, timber and sand on roads in the state.

This was decided at a cabinet meeting, Home minister V S Acharya told reporters here.

It was decided to impose a toll of Rs 1,000 per lorry per trip in the case of iron ore and Rs 500 each with regard to granite and timber. The toll would be in the range of Rs 200 to Rs 500 as far as sand transporation is concerned.

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