Guwahati: The Assam authorities on Wednesday stepped in with subsidies to assist folks fly between Guwahati and Silchar after air fares shot up by greater than two folds between the 2 locations since Monday owing to snapping of prepare and highway connectivity resulting from floods and landslides. The state cupboard chaired by chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma permitted an MoU signed between the state authorities and FlyBig, which operates in northeast below the UDAAN scheme, to function between Guwahati and Silchar with a set airfare of Rs 3000 for 10 days from Friday. “There are individuals who had gone to Silchar and had come from Barak Valley and are stranded resulting from disruption in communication. We have now signed an MoU with FlyBig. The cupboard has mounted the airfare at Rs 3000 and no matter further price is there, the state authorities will present subsidy,” Sarma mentioned.
He added that tickets might be bought on-line in addition to from workplace of Cachar deputy commissioner and the Assam Tourism Growth Company workplace right here.