Auto rickshaw and taxi minimum fares are likely to rise from Thursday in Kerala. The minimum fares of auto will rise from Rs.20 to Rs.25 for up to 1.5 kilometres and minimum fares of taxi is hiked to Rs.175 for upto 5 kilometres. Currently, the minimum fares of taxi is Rs.150.
The Transport Minister will make announcement at Kerala Assembly regarding the matter on Thursday. The Cabinet announced the decision after the recommendations by Justice M.Ramachandran committee.
The panel had recommended to rise the minimum auto charges to Rs.30 and taxi charges to Rs.200.