Reeling under losses and rising diesel prices, All Assam motor transport association (AAMTA) announced to increase the fares with ticket prices going up by 70%.
The minimum city bus fare will be Rs 18 in Guwahati. At present, the minimum bus fare is Rs 10.
All Assam Motor Transport Association has asked for a 70% hike in city bus fares in Guwahati in a letter to the Transport Commissioner of Assam. Transport industry may come to a standstill if rent is not increased.
Entire Guwahati is well connected by the City Bus Service. The cost of travel through the city bus was much cheaper.
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