The Transport Department, in its order, reasoned out that bus fare was hiked in view of rise in diesel prices from Rs97.25 as on July 1, 2021 to Rs. 102.34 as on October 16, 2021. The price increase is equal to Rs.5.09 in direct and Rs. 6.17 in cumulative, read the notice.
Now, the ordinary buses will charge 92 paise/km against existing 89 paise/Km. The Express and Deluxe buses will charge 96 paise/km and 135 paise/km against 93 paise/km and 129 Paise/km, respectively.
AC Deluxe buses will charge 163 paise/km against 157 paise/km and Super Premium buses will charge 253 paise/km against present 244 paise/km.