Minimum bus fare of the state increased from Rs. 5 to Rs. 6Thiruvananthapuram: Today the meeting held by the council of ministers decided to hike the minimum bus rate from Rs. 5 to Rs. 6.The Justice Ramachandran Nair Fare Revision Committee, constituted by the State government recommended bus fare revision whenever necessary. This is applicable for both KSTRC and Private bus operators.
There are more than 30,000 private buses running in the state while KSRTC numbers around 5200. The private bus operators demanded hike soon after the hike in the price of Diesel last week by Rs.5/Liter