Power Tariff, Line Losses To Be Linked


Power Tariff, Line Losses To Be Linked

The commission has sought to discourage the unmetered power supply by doubling the tariff. The tariff for rural consumers with a connected load up to 2KW will go up from Rs 180/KW per month to Rs 300/KW per month. This would further increase to Rs 400/KW per month from April next year.

For metered rural consumers, the commission announced tariff hike from Rs 3 to Rs 5.50 per unit depending on various slabs. These consumers would also be required to pay a fixed charge of Rs 80 per unit. The fixed charge of Rs 50 KW per month would be levied from rural users consuming up to 100 units. Read More…

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