Bus Fares Hiked in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Commerce and Transport Department announced hike in bus fare across all categories due to constant rise in fuel prices.

The revised rates are effective from Saturday.

The price of diesel per litre has increased from Rs. 97.25 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, said the Office of the Transport Commissioner Cum Chairman, State Transport Authority, Odisha in an order.

The ordinary buses will charge a revised fare of 92 Paise/Km as compared to 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.

The A.C. Deluxe buses will charge 163 Paise/Km against 157 Paise/Km while Super Premium buses will charge a revised fare of 253 Paise/Km against 244 Paise/Km, the order stated.



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