Bhubaneswar, Mar 4: Due to hike of high speed diesel (HSD) price, bus fares were increased by 5 paisa to 15 paisa, depending on category, as per automatic mechanism from Thursday.
According to the STA, ordinary and express bus fares were increased by 5 paisa per km. While ordinary bus fare was increased from 80 paisa to 85 paisa, express bus fare was hike from 84 paisa to 89 paisa.
However, deluxe and AC deluxe fares were increased by 10 paisa per km. While deluxe fare was increased from 1.11 paisa to 1.21 paisa, A C deluxe fare rose from 1.39 paisa to 1.49 paisa.
But super premium fare was increased by 15 paisa from Rs 2.17 paisa to Rs. 2.32 paisa per km.