New rules from September 1: toll rates, insurance, property rates, etc.

As there are three days left in August, there are certain rule changes that every citizen should be aware of. Whether related to the general market, your favorite car brand, or government programs, you should be aware of each changed rule.

After compiling information from several sources, we have created a list of new rules from September 1 that you should know. Here’s how it goes.

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Paying a higher toll on the Yamuna Expressway

If you travel frequently via the Yamuna highway, you will have to pay an additional 10 paise per kilometer for light vehicles. However, if you are using a commercial vehicle, things will be much worse.

Prices increased by 15 paise to Rs 3.25 per kilometer on August 24. According to the new toll by Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA), the new toll is Rs 2.65 per kilometer against the previous Rs 2.50 per kilometer for cars, jeeps, vans and light motor vehicles.

The toll has increased to Rs 12.90 from Rs 12.05 per kilometer for cars with three to six axles and to Rs 18.80 from Rs 15.55 per kilometer. A report suggests that buses and trucks will have to pay Rs 8.45 per kilometer instead of Rs 7.90 per litre.




Expensive properties in Ghaziabad

If you intend to buy a property in Ghaziabad, it will have a major impact on your pocket. After an increase of 4 to 20% in the circle rate, the new circle rate will make it difficult to buy a property in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

The circular tariff has been increased after a long period in Ghaziabad and will be implemented from September 1. Areas adjacent to Meerut Expressway, NH9 and NH58 have become more expensive. Kaushambi has the highest circle fare making it the most expensive in Ghaziabad.


National Pension Scheme (NPS)

The National Pension Scheme (NPS) rules have also been changed. The NPS account opening fee will be paid at point of presence (POP). Banks, NBFCs and other organizations are supposed to be involved in POPs.

Also, it provides registration and other facilities to those involved in the NPS. From September 1, they will receive commissions ranging from Rs 10 to Rs 15,000


Pay a lower insurance premium

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDAI) has asked general insurance companies to limit agent commissions/charges. From now on, it will be limited to 20%. Previously, it was 30-35%.

The new project will be implemented from mid-September. Therefore, you will have to pay a lower premium.




Audi announces price increase

German car giant Audi will raise prices for its models from September 20, Tuesday. It had already raised its prices in April and is expected to increase its prices by up to 2.4%.

The company said it decided to raise the price of the vehicle due to rising supply chain and raw material costs.


LPG gas bottle

As gas cylinder prices are revised on the first of every month, anything can happen. Although there is no announcement of a price increase or decrease, we can even assume that the price remains unchanged for the next month.
(Written by Zuhair Zaidi)