DC N Jayaram and RTO today announced that “All Autos will have to take FARE by Meter only” from August 1, 2013 and there will be no postponement of the same.
The Fare have been revised and the new fares would be as follows:
Minimum Fare: Rs. 20 for 2 kms and then Rs.10 per km.
Night: 10 PM till 5 AM charges would be 1.5 times of normal fare
Maximum 50 kg baggage allowed
Not more than 3 passengers allowed
Waiting charges: First 5 mins free Later Rs.2.50 every 15 mins
Luggage is free from first 2 kms later Rs.2 additional
All illegal without permit autos will be seized.
MLA Feroz Sait said that, Though there is a ban for public transport vehicles in the surroundings of KSRTC bus stand, many illegally running buses and tempos are parked and operate from there, that should be banned.