No power tariff hike in Chandigarh, says JERC


No power tariff hike in Chandigarh, says JERC

Providing major relief to the residents, the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) approved the electricity department’s petition, wherein they had not proposed any hike in power tariff for financial year 2019-20.

As per the latest orders of the JERC, the new tariff will be applicable from June 1 and will remain valid till further orders from the commission.

The electricity department in its power tariff petition submitted before the JERC had stated that there will be a surplus of Rs 18.65 crore for period between financial year 2017-18 to 2019-20, therefore the department did not propose any power tariff hike.

Last time, the JERC had marginally increased rates in domestic and commercial categories and had reduced rates in the industrial category for the financial year 2018-19. Read More

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