Public transport fares increase by 7.7 percent(Full Rate Card)
Along with the rise in prices of petroleum products, the fare of public transport has also gone up.
The Department of Transport Management has increased the fares for inter-state passenger and freight transport from 5.3 percent to a maximum of 7.7 percent.
Fares on inter-state public transport have increased by 5.30 percent.
Similarly, freight rates on freight vehicles on hilly roads have increased by 6.94 percent and on freight vehicles on Terai roads by 7.7 percent.
The fare for local routes will remain the same, the department said.
Nepal Oil Corporation had increased the price of petrol by Rs 21 per liter and diesel / kerosene by Rs 27 with effect from 12 noon last night.