The district Regional Transport Authority has changed the auto rickshaw rate in Dakshina Kannada, which will go into effect on November 15.
1.5 km will cost a minimum of Rs 35 (for a maximum of three passengers). Additional charges of Rs. 17 per additional km will apply. The first 15 minutes are on the house. A five-rupee fee will be applied for the following fifteen minutes. The first 20 kilogrammes of luggage are free. For each additional 20 kilogrammes of luggage, one must pay Rs 5. Passengers need to pay 1.5 times the stated fee between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.
It has been agreed to color-code the cars. All vehicles, including e-autos, must be painted black and yellow in Zone 1 (Mangaluru City). Furthermore, the police department’s “Zone 1” sticker shall be visible on all four sides of the vehicle. Automobiles in zone 2 (Mangaluru rural) have already been painted black and yellow. According to the notification sent out by the deputy commissioner, vehicles should now have “Zone 2” stickers on all four sides.