Assam: AIWT is proposing to raise tariffs on ferry services
AIWT has proposed to increase the existing rate of Rs. Rs is charged for bicycles with 2.50 rupee riders, but 5 rupees per passenger. 9 from the existing rate of Rs. 4.50.
Meanwhile, AIWT has proposed a new product rate (per Qtl) to Rs. 10 from the existing R. Motorcycles or scooters with 5 riders will be Rs. 14 from existing Rs. 7.
It has become clear that the water transportation sector has set a tariff that is twice the existing tariff.
As far as night service is concerned, the suggested rates are more than doubled. Under the revised rate, passengers will be charged to pay Rs. 10 instead of Rs. After 8 pm it is 2.50 and riders with bicycles will have to pay Rs. 18 instead of Rs. 4.50.