Milk, electricity, travel – things will get expensive from April 1
Sky News Punjab
March 31, 2021
On Thursday, as the new financial year begins, a lot of things, including milk, electricity, and travel are to get expensive. So far, companies have been taking the burden of inflation on themselves. However, they are now ready to pass it on to the customers.
1. Buying a car, bike will be expensive
Companies like Maruti, Nissan have announced to increase the price of their cars. From April 1, the cars of these companies will become expensive. Although how much the prices will increase is yet to be disclosed by the companies.
2. AC, refrigerators to get expensive
This year, inflation is sure to hit those who are planning to buy AC or refridgerator. From April 1, AC companies are planning to increase the price due to the increase in the prices of raw materials.
3. TVs to get expensive from April 1
From April 1, 2021, buying a TV will become expensive. In the last 8 months, the prices of TV sets have increased by Rs 3,000-4,000. TV manufacturers have also demanded to bring TV in PLI schemes. From April 1, 2021, the price of TV will increase by at least Rs 2,000-Rs 3,000.
4. Air travel to get expensive
Now you have to shell out more money to travel by air. The government has decided to increase the minimum fare for domestic flights by 5 percent.
5. Milk will be expensive
According to the website Goodreturns.in, milk prices may rise to Rs 49 a litre as farmers have reported a hike of Rs 3 per litre.
6. Traveling on expressway will be expensive
Traveling on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway is going to be more expensive. The Uttar Pradesh Expressways Industrial Development Authority board has approved the new rates for the year 2021-22.
7. Pay more for electricity
Residents of Bihar are going to get a shock of high electricity bill from April1. They may have to pay higher bills as the electricity department, the South and North Bihar Power Distribution Company, has proposed to increase the electricity rate by 9 to 10 percent.