Fares of Auto rickshaw and Kali Peeli Taxi hiked by ₹ 3 in Mumbai

February 22, 2021 by No Comments

The base fares for autos and taxis have been hiked by Rs 3 across the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR).

Minimum fare for autos has been hiked to Rs 21 from Rs 18 while for Kaali Peeli taxi, it has been hiked from Rs 22 to Rs 25.

Earlier, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Transport Authority (MMRTA) reportedly decided to hold a meeting on Monday (February 22) to review a hike in fares.

Simultaneously, Mumbai continues to witness a rise in fuel rates. For the second consecutive day, the Petrol price in the city is just Rs. 3 per litre short of the Rs. 100 mark (Rs. 97 per litre). The price of Diesel is settled at Rs. 88.06 per litre.

The city is already combating with the Covid situation, and now with a hike in fares, travelling will become costlier for commuters.

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