Passengers board a bus at Ratna Park, Kathmandu. (File photo/Khabarhub)
KATHMANDU: The government has increased the fare of public vehicles by Rs 28 percent.
The fare of the public vehicles plying the hilly roads has been increased by 20 percent and those plying the roads in the Terai region by 26 percent, said the Department of Transport (DoT).
The DoT has increased the fare of the public vehicles following a market study on the investment and expenses of the public vehicles, analysis and consultation with the stakeholders.
Director General Namaraj Ghimire said the fare of public vehicles has been increased by 28 percent out of the existing fare.