GERC cuts power tariff for farmers and residential consumer


GERC cuts power tariff for farmers and residential consumer

In a major relief to domestic consumers as well as farmers, the Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) on April 25 announced reduction in tariff on the electricity provided by four state-owned electricity distribution companies (discoms).

“While no increase has been imposed on any category of consumers, residential units as well as farmers, who are using lift irrigation systems, would get the benefit of reduction of tariff,” the GERC said in a statement.

The four discoms are Uttar Gujarat Vij Company, Madhya Gujarat Vij Company, Daxin Gujarat Vij Company and Paschim Gujarat Vij Company.

These discoms provides electricity to over 1.15 crore residential units and over 16 lakh farmers across Gujarat, have not sought any increase in tariff from GERC, it said. Read More

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