Thiruvananthapuram: Ramachandran commission has submitted interim report to hike bus charge during COVID 19 period. Even as Transport Minister AK Shasheendran said the cabinet has the prerogative to take ultimate decision on the charge hike.
The commission has recommended to have hiked bus charge in a period when the public transport sector is under crisis. The cabinet will make final decision over the charge hike. The commission recommended either to hike the bus charge to RS 10 and or to reduce the distance covered under the current charge. In various levels 30 to 50 percentage charge hike has been recommended by the commission.