Fare for local routes slashed by at least Re 1

After drawing flak from all quarters for nominal reduction in public transportation fare, the government on Thursday slashed public transportation fare for local routes by at least Re 1.

According to the officials of the Department of Transport Management (DoTM), the new fare will come into from Friday. The government had reduced public transportation fare by 1 percent on Wednesday. As per the decision, fare for local routes had gone down by around 30 paisa. The impractical reduction in fare had drawn criticism from all quarters.

Source: Republica