Odisha: Diesel Price Fuels Bus Fare Hike

Bhubaneswar: The automatic fare adjustment mechanism on Thursday increased fares for all categories of passenger buses in the wake of hike in diesel price.
The fares for ordinary and express buses have been increased by 1 paise per km, while that of deluxe and AC deluxe buses have been increased by 2 paise per km.
The fare for ordinary buses will now be 69 paise per km as against 68 paise per km and the fare for express buses has been increased to 72 paise from 71 paise per km.
Similarly, deluxe category buses will now charge 99 paise per km as against 97 paise earlier and passengers travelling in AC Deluxe buses will have to shell out Rs 1.21 instead of the existing Rs 1.19 paise per km.