UCPMA demands reduction in power tariffs


UCPMA demands reduction in power tariffs

Members of the United Cycle and Parts Manufacturers Association (UCPMA) wanted the Punjab government to take immediate steps to reduce power tariffs as charged by Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) from industrial consumers.

Members took up the issue during a meeting of United Cycle and Parts Manufacturers Association (UCPMA) on Wednesday evening. They said the tariff charged by PSPCL from industrial consumers is costlier as compared to other states.

Inderjit Singh Navyug said, “Haryana has reduced electricity rates for industrial consumers on consumption basis varying from 16 to 26%. But in Punjab, the power rates for industry have sky rocketed.”

He said, “Punjab government had promised in its election manifesto to supply electricity at Rs 5 per unit but the same has not been fulfilled despite several requests. It’s high time that the government realises the ground reality and reduces rates of power, so that industry may get some Read More

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