Nepra approves Rs1.95/unit in power tariff hike for all consumers
The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Friday approved an increase of Rs1.95 per unit in the electricity tariff, putting an additional burden of Rs200 billion on the consumers, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
The raise in power rates by the federal government a few days ago.
The approval came on a federal government request for application of uniform schedule of tariff for all distribution companies of ex-Wapda along with “targeted tariff differential subsidy of Rs185 billion” to ensure uniform tariff.
Per unit average tariff has gone up to Rs16.33 from Rs14.38 following the increase.