Bus fares reduced in all categories
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Friday slashed fares for all categories of passenger buses as per the automatic fare adjustment mechanism.
As per a notification issued by the Commerce and Transport department, the fare for ordinary and express buses have been reduced by 1 paisa per kilometre, while fare for Deluxe and AC Deluxe category buses have been slashed by 2 paise per kilometre.
With this cut coming into effect, the fare for ordinary buses will now be 60 paise per km as against 61 paise per km earlier while the fare for express buses has been slashed to 63 paise from 64 paise per km.
After today’s decrease in the fair, deluxe category buses will now charge 84 paise per km as against 86 paise earlier and commuters travelling in AC Deluxe buses will have to fork out Rs 1.05 instead of the current Rs 1.07 paise per km, the notification added.