Delhi: DTC bus fare increases

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दिल्ली: डीटीसी बसों का किराया बढ़ा

आज तक ब्‍यूरो

नई दिल्‍ली, सोमवार, 26 अक्टूबर 2009

दिल्ली में सफ़र करना अब महंगा हो गया है| दिल्ली की लाइफ़ लाइन मानी जाने वाली डीटीसी बसों में अब ज्यादा पैसे देने होंगे| ताज़ा फ़ैसले के मुताबिक किराये को 3 स्लैब में बांटा गया है| 5, 10 और 15 रुपए.

अभी तक डीटीसी का किराया 3, 5, 7 और 10 रुपए हुआ करता था| लंबे समय से डीटीसी का किराया बढ़ाने को लेकर चर्चा हो रही थी. आज कैबिनेट ने बैठक करके किराए में बढोतरी का ऐलान कर दिया. डीटीसी के पास भी अब महंगे हो गए हैं. छात्रों के लिए मासिक पास की क़ीमत साढ़े 12 रुपए से बढ़ाकर 100 रुपए महीना कर दिया गया है.

एक दिन का यात्री पास अब 40 रुपए का हो गया है, जो पहले महज़ 25 रुपए का था. इसके अलावा मासिक पास में भी भारी बढ़ोतरी हो गई है. पहले मासिक पास 450 रुपए का था, अब इसके लिए आपको 800 रुपए चुकाने होंगे. बुज़ुर्गों को राहत दी गई है, उनके लिए जारी होने वाले पास में कोई बढ़ोतरी नहीं की गई है.

Delhi: DTC bus fare increases

Aaj Tak Bureau

New Delhi, Monday, October 26th, 2009

Travel is expensive now in Delhi. DTC buses which are considered the life line in Delhi will have to pay more. According to the latest decision on rent, it is divided into 3 slabs – 5, 10 and 15 rupees.

Till now the rent for a DTC bus used to be 3, 5, 7 and 10 rupees. Its long been talk about increasing the rent of DTC was going on. Today the cabinet met and announced a fare increase. DTC’s passes are also too expensive now. Students’ monthly pass has been increased from twelve and a half rupees to 100 rupees a month.

A day’s Passenger pass is now 40 rupees, which was earlier just Rs.25. Besides this there is a large increase in monthly pass rate. Earlier the monthly pass was Rs 450. Now you must pay 800 rupees for it. Relief is given to elders, for the passes issued to them have not been raised.

The words that we learnt are:

English

Hindi

Transliteration

fare

किराया

kiraya

increase

बढ़ाना

badhaana

travel

सफ़र

safar

expensive

महंगा

mahenga

latest

ताज़ा

taza

decision

फ़ैसला

faisla

divide

बांटना

bantna

announce

ऐलान करना

aelan karna

monthly

मासिक

maasik

elders

बुज़ुर्गों

buzurgom

relief

राहत

raahat

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