Impact of fuel price hike on transport corporations in Karnataka

Last Modified: Sun Nov 07 2021 23:48:53 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 73 million litres
    Annual consumption of diesel by buses operated by the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC). Average daily consumption is ~ 200,000 litres.
  • Rs. 7.3 crore
    Additional burden on BMTCs annual spend for every Re. 1 increase in cost of diesel. Or roughly an increase of Rs. 2.00 lakh per day for every Re. 1 increase.
  • Rs. 81
    Price per litre that most transport corporations in Karnataka have negotiated due to their large consumption.
  • ₹ 35
    BMTC's earning per km.
  • ₹ 65
    BMTC's operational expenses per km (based on fuel price of ₹ 104 per litre).