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Delhi government increased the fare of auto-taxi, know how much to be paid

After the minimum fare of Rs 40, passengers will now have to pay Rs 17 per kilometer for non-AC taxis. Earlier this fee was Rs 14 per kilometer. While the AC taxi fare has been increased from Rs 16 per km to Rs 20 per km.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: The Delhi government has increased the fares of autos and taxis for the people of Delhi. This will have a direct impact on the pockets of those using autos and taxis. The new fares have come into force with immediate effect. According to the notification, the auto meter will be down to Rs 30 instead of Rs 25 after the first one and a half kilometer and after that the fare will be Rs 11 instead of Rs 9.5 per km.

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After the minimum fare of Rs 40, passengers will now have to pay Rs 17 per kilometer for non-AC taxis. Earlier this fee was Rs 14 per kilometer. While the AC taxi fare has been increased from Rs 16 per km to Rs 20 per km.

Night charges (between 11 pm to 5 am) will be 25 per cent of the fare, waiting charges (Rs 0.75 paisa per minute for every minute stuck in traffic or moving extremely slow). ‘Extremely slow’ has been defined as less than one km covered in 10 minutes.

The luggage charge will be ₹ 10 per piece for large pieces.

Taxi fares have been increased from ₹ 25 to ₹ 40 for the first kilometre. Beyond that, it will be ₹ 17 per kilometre instead of ₹ 14 earlier for non-AC taxis.

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The luggage charge for taxis will be ₹ 15 per piece and waiting charges will be one rupee per minute.

For air-conditioned taxis, the per kilometre charge has been increased from ₹ 16 to ₹ 20.

In view of the ever-increasing prices of CNG, the fare was changed on the request of the auto and taxi drivers on the report of the committee constituted by the Delhi Government for fare revision.

Informing about the decision by tweeting, Delhi’s Transport Minister Kailash Gehlot has said that in view of the ever-increasing prices of CNG, on the request of auto and taxi drivers, implementing the approval of the committee set up by the Delhi government for fare revision, Delhi will start from today. Revised taxi and auto fares have been notified. This will give relief to auto and taxi drivers.

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