Odisha hikes bus fares amid rising fuel prices
Bhubaneswar, Mar 4: Odisha Government today hiked the fares for all categories of buses under the automatic fare adjustment mechanism.
As per the notification by the State Transport Authority (STA), the fares of ordinary and express buses have been increased by five paise per km. Similarly, fares have been increased by 10paise per km for the deluxe buses and AC deluxe buses.
The fare for the ordinary bus will now be 85p/km as against 80p/km and the fare for express bus will be 89p/km instead of 84p/km.
Besides, deluxe category buses will now charge Rs 1.21 as against Rs 1.11 per km while passengers travelling in AC deluxe buses will have to pay Rs 1.49/km as against the earlier Rs 1.39 per km, the notification added.