Bhubaneswar, Nov 05: Odisha government reduced the bus fare by 1 paise per km for ordinary and express buses following the recent cut in diesel prices in the country. Similarly, the fares for Deluxe, AC deluxe bus were cut by 2 paise per km. The new bus fares effective from today.
After reduction in fares, passengers will have to pay 62 paise per km in ordinary and 65 paise in express buses. This is the second cut in the state following the diesel prices reduced.
The demand for reduction in the fares was made after the Central government deregulated diesel that resulted in drop in the diesel rates.