Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government on Wednesday announced the decision to hike bus fares, effective March 1. A cabinet meeting on Wednesday decided to raise the minimum fare for ordinary, city and fast services from Rs 7 to 8. The minimum fare for fast passenger services will be Rs 11, up from Rs 10.
According to the cabinet decision, the per kilometer charge for ordinary services will be 70 paise from the current 64 paise. For executive and super express services, the minimum charge will go up to Rs 22 from the current Rs 20.