ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has notified an increase Rs1.56 per unit in power tariff as fuel cost adjustment of electricity consumed in the month of October.
The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority issued its approval notice after considering a request by the Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) that recommended a raise of Rs1.73 in electricity rates in the country.
This tariff climb will put an additional load of billion on power customers. According to the NEPRA statement, the life consumers will not be affected with the augment in tariff by Rs1.56 per unit.
The consumers who use less than 300 units will be given the subsidy and those who use over 300 units a month will be exposed to the burden of over Rs190b. The government is under IMF commitment that it will increase the power tariff of Rs1.56 per unit in power from the last week of this month.