Transportation costs have increased sharply in the price of diesel. Due to this, mustard oil which was earlier getting 150 rupees in the retail market has now reached 165 rupees.
Infrastructure, mining and transportation of raw material fares have increased.
The impact of the increase in the price of petrol and diesel is now clearly visible. Due to the rise in the price, many transporters have increased the freight. Due to this, things in need can also become expensive in the coming days. According to media reports, the truck operators have increased the fare of the truck, now the bus drivers are demanding to increase the fare. He has threatened to go on strike if the fare is not increased.
According to media reports, truck operators have increased fares by 15-20 per cent. Although it has not been officially announced, the fare has been increased gradually. According to the report of Navbharat Times, at present it has been applied to infrastructure, mining and transportation of raw materials. Truck operators say that if the diesel price is not cut, the fare will increase in all sectors. Increase in diesel fare, especially on the price of food items, has a rapid effect, which increases food inflation.
Price rise in retail market
According to the Free Press Journal report, the effect of the rise in oil prices in the retail market is clearly visible. Mustard oil, which was earlier getting 150 rupees, has now reached 165 rupees. Soybean refine oil has reached 120 to 140 rupees per liter. Arhar dal has reached 85 rupees to 125 rupees and gram dal has reached 55 rupees to 65 rupees per kilogram.
50 thousand single truck owners will be unemployed
According to the Business Standard report, due to the increase in the price of diesel, about 50,000 truck owners will exit the business. These are single truck owners. Ashok Goyal, owner of BLR Logistics, said that there are already more trucks on demand in the road. Due to the increase in the price of diesel, this number will decrease and single truck owners will be badly affected. Actually single truck owners work for big transporters. He is like a supplier to them. If the transporter cuts the number then single owners will be the first. Usually, 50% of the fuel cost is as much as the truck operators charge for a route.
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