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हिंदी करंट अफेयर्स प्रश्नोत्तरी 2017 के लिए यहाँ क्लिक करें.

Railways to hike fares from January 21

The Railway Ministry has decided hike in fares of all classes from midnight of January 21 ranging from 2 to 10 paise per km to generate an additional Rs 6,600 crore a year.

Railways declared the scheme of cross-subsidization impracticable as the department fears that cross-subsidization, which has seen the railways steadily losing market share to road transporters, will result in clogged roads, higher transport cost for goods and higher pollution.

What is Cross-subsidization scheme?

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