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Odisha hikes bus fares amid rising fuel prices

20/01/2021 at 7:24 PM

Bhubaneswar, Jan 20: The state government today increased the fares of all categories of buses due to the increase in diesel price.

According to the notification issued the Commerce and Transport  Department, the bus fares due to increasing in per litre diesel price from Rs 80.42 as on 07.12.2020 to Rs 82.11 as on 20.01.2021.

 The fuel price hike has led to price increased by an amount equal to Rs.1.69 in direct and Rs 3 in cumulative (including the carryover), sated the notification.

“The fare for stage carriages other than town buses plying within the State of Odisha shall be fixed at increased rate as specified in the table given below which will be effective from the date of issue of Order,” the notification said.

Here is the new bus fare:

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