People are forced to pay the same as the market fixes the rate. While there is a trend of increasing the price when the price of the petroleum products go up but the trend won’t reverse – “in the name inflation.”
Even we don’t see any announcement from the government side regarding the price decrements on our daily needs. The price is always going upward trend almost in everything.
It is learnt that the government has decreased the short distance transportation charge by minimum Rs 1. However, it is not effective by now.
The public transportation even charge more in the name of “no change”. “If I had to pay Rs 17 for the route, Rs 20 is gone.” say the daily travelers in Kathmandu Valley.
The government had decreased the price of petrol, diesel and kerosene on January 2, 2015 following the new price list sent from Indian Oil Corporation (IOC).
NOC had slashed the price of petrol by Rs. 2.50 per litre to Rs 113.50 per litre while the price of diesel and kerosene are cut down by Rs. 2 per litre to Rs. 90 per litre each.