Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Mar 10:
The Odisha government today increased the bus fare in the state under the automatic mechanism following the hike in the price of diesel announced by the Centre recently.
According to a notification by the Commerce and Transport department, the fare of the ordinary and express buses have been increased by one paisa per kilometre and the fare of the deluxe and AC deluxe buses have been increased by two paisa per kilometre.
With this, the fare of the ordinary buses has been increased from 55 paisa to 56 paisa per km, express buses from 58 paisa to 59 paisa, deluxe buses from 74 paisa to 76 paise and AC deluxe buses from 95 paisa to 97 paise per km.