According to a statement issued by Traffic police City, Srinagar, All public transport vehicles; be it state carriage or contract carriage must, therefore, place a copy of latest “passenger fare list” issued by the competent Authority displayed at a prominent place in all public transport vehicles viz. 407 passenger vehicle, Sumos, Taveras other Maxi cabs.
There are reports that some public transport vehicles surcharge the passenger while traveling in public transport.
Latest passenger fare list issued by Transport Commissioner and State Transport Authority Srinagar / Jammu vide No. TC/JK/P&S/73-III/O-995-1086 dated 22.06.207 for different vehicles is as below:
FARE RATES (INCLUSIVE PASSENGER TAX) FOR MEDIUM COMMERCIAL VEHICLES (MINI BUSES OR ITS EQUIVALENT)
|S.No||Distance||Existing Fare||Inc./Hike@ 13.75 %||Revised Fare||Fare payable|
|1.||Up to 3 kms.||4.99||0.69||5.68||6.00|
|2.||Up to 5 kms||8.33||1.15||9.48||9.00|
|3.||Up to 10 Kms||10.00||1.38||11.38||11.00|
|4.||Up to 15 kms||11.67||1.60||13.27||13.00|
|5.||Up to 20 kms||14.99||2.06||17.05||17.00|
|6.||Beyond20 Kms||For every additional Kms fare will be chargeable as applicable to stage carriage passenger buses on that route. (@0.93 plain and Rs 1.28 Hill in Kashmir Region) and (Rs. 0.87 in plain and Rs. 1.23 in Hill in Jammu Region).|
50% concession as per Annexure H shall be applicable to the categories.
FOR RATES FOR CONTRACT CARRIAGE (TAXI-MAXI-CABS)
(INCLUSIVE OF PASSENGER TAX)
|S.No.||Types of the vehicles as taxi/Maxi cab||Existing Fare||Inc./Hike
|Inc./Hike in Rs.||Revised Fare per km (in Rs)|
Innova, Fortuner etc..
Like, Tavera, Scorpio, Qualis, Xylo etc
like Maruti, Esteem, Mohindra, Comm., Mahindra Trax, Ambassador Car (diesel) Sumo, Bolero, Tata Indica, Swift, Tata Winger, Tempo Traveler etc.
The statement further said waiting charges per hour Rs. 25/- during the regular journey in a daytime. Luggage weighing up to 40 Kgs shall not be chargeable. Night halt will be chargeable Rs. 200/- lump-sum from 11.00 PM to 6.00 AM in case the Taxi/Maxi cab is hired on daily basis.