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JKRTC slashes fare by 20℅ on Sgr-Jmu & Sgr-Delhi routes

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Srinagar: In the face of a decrease in passenger footfall on the Srinagar-Delhi and Srinagar-Jammu routes, the Jammu and Kashmir Road Transport Corporation (JKRTC) has decided to slash bus fares by 20 percent.

As per an official order, JKRTC will now provide a 20 percent discount on existing fares for passengers travelling on its vehicles on the Srinagar-Delhi and Srinagar-Jammu routes.

“In light of reduced passenger traffic from Srinagar towards Delhi & Jammu sectors during the off-peak season and to stimulate more activity on National Highway-44, approval is hereby granted to offer promotional discounts @ 20% on the current fares of JKRTC to passengers/commuters,” reads the order.

According to the order, passengers travelling from Srinagar to Delhi via Volvo buses will now pay a reduced fare of Rs 2,157, down from the previous Rs 2,697. Similarly, travellers heading to Jammu on deluxe buses will pay a fare of Rs 440, reduced from Rs 550, while the fare for SML bus type has been lowered to Rs 663 from Rs 829. (With inputs from KNO)


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