GUWAHATI: Assam authorities on Wednesday has stepped in with subsidies to assist individuals fly between Guwahati and Silchar after air fare shot up by greater than two folds since Monday between the 2 locations which had been reduce off from practice and street communication by flood and landslides.
The state cupboard chaired by chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma accepted a MoU signed between the state authorities and FlyBig, which operates in northeast beneath the UDAAN scheme, to function between Guwahati and Silchar with a set airfare of Rs 3000 for 10 days from Friday.
“There are various individuals who had gone to Silchar and had come to from Barak Valley and are stranded because of the reduce in communication. We have now signed an MoU with FlyBig. The cupboard has mounted the airfare at Rs 3000 and no matter further value is there the state authorities will present the subsidy,” Sarma mentioned.
He mentioned that tickets will be bought on-line in addition to from workplace of Cachar deputy commissioner and the Assam Tourism Growth Company workplace right here.
For a one-hour direct flight between Guwahati and Silchar, the web journey firms on Tuesday night had been charging Rs 11,739 per ticket, greater than twice the conventional value between Rs 3,500 and Rs 4,000. On Friday, there was no change within the value however on Saturday there was a marginal drop to Rs 10,639.

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