The Ministry of Shipping on Monday (Nov 8) issued a notification re-fixing fare of passenger-bound launch. According to the notification, per kilometer fare for every passenger has been re-fixed as Tk 2.30 up to 100 kilometer while per kilometer Tk 2.00 for above 100 kilometer.
Tk 0.60 has been increased for per kilometer fare for both up to 100 km and above 100km while minimum fare for per person has been re-fixed as Tk 25.
The re-fixed fare would be effective from Monday.
Earlier, the fare for passenger launch was re-fixed in 2013.
In 2013, per kilometer fare for up to 100km was Tk 1.70 and Tk 1.40 for above 100km. Minimum fare for per person was Tk 18.