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Monday, 22 June 2020

30 per cent hike in passenger fare from now on: Govt

30 per cent hike in passenger fare from now on: Govt

Srinagar, June 22: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday raised the passenger fare in public transport by 30 per cent.

A formal order, a copy of which lies with news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), under 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.

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“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—(KNO)