30% hike in passenger fare from now on: Govt

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 6/22/2020 11:36:53 PM

JAMMU, Jun 22: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday raised the passenger fare in public transport by 30 per cent.
As per order number 31-JK (TR) of 2020, dated 22-06-2020, issued by Commissioner/Secretary to the Government, Transport Department, Hirdesh Kumar, wherein the passenger fare was hiked.
“Sanction is hereby accorded to the charging of 130% of the existing authorized fare (existing authorized fare +30% of the existing authorized fare) from the passengers by stage carriage passenger vehicles, till further orders or till the restrictions imposed on the seating capacity, in view of COVID-19 pandemic, are eased, whichever is earlier and following which, only the authorized fare shall be charged from the passengers,” the order reads.



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