BEST to hike fare upto INR 12

    The decision was taken by BEST committee on Tuesday and is yet to be approved by BMC

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    BEST to hike fare upto INR 12
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    Next year your travel by Mumbai buses will get expensive as the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) has decided to increase fare for longer routes, daily and monthly bus passes and school children pass.

    The decision was taken by the BEST committee on Tuesday who approved a hike of INR 1 to INR 12 beyond 6 km and INR 20 to INR 220 for monthly passes. This was confirmed by BEST committee’s president Anil Kokil. The committee was not ready for the hike, but the administration gave the reason for losses. 

    The proposal will be sent to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for final approval.

    Along with this announcement, the BEST administration also clarified that this would be a temporary increase, until financial conditions improve.

    Here are the updates:

    Year DistanceFare 
    2017 6 kmINR 14 
    2018 8 kmINR 15 


    Daily bus pass (Entire city)
    Year Fare
    2017INR 70
    2018 INR 90


    Suburban bus pass 
    Year
    Fare
    2017 INR 50
    2018 INR 60


    Island city bus pass
    Year
    Fare
    2017 INR 40
    2018 INR 50 


    Monthly non-AC bus pass
    Year
    Fare
    2017 INR 880
    2018 INR 1,100


    School bus pass
    Year
    Fare
    2017INR 150
    2018 INR 200



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