Shimla, July 20
“The Himachal Pradesh government on Monday decided to increase the bus fare by 25 per cent,” an official spokesman mentioned.
The choice of mountaineering the bus fare was taken within the state Cabinet assembly chaired by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur right here, he added.
The cupboard additionally determined to extend minimal bus fare for the primary three km from Rs 5 to Rs 7, the official added.
There will probably be a rise of 25 per cent within the current per km tariffs for all travellers past three km for hilly and plain areas, he added.
The Cabinet determined to extend the bus fare within the state because of fund crunch attributable to COVID-19 pandemic, he added. — PTI