ISLAMABAD: The government plans to increase power tariff by Rs3.4-3.9 per unit for the consumers utilizing 300 units a month and private agriculture consumers
The development comes under the head of FCA (Fuel Charges Adjustment).
To this effect, the Power Division (PD) has sent a summary to Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) that is scheduled to meet today
It will seek approval of passing the net increase of Rs3.4-3.9 per unit in electricity tariff with an impact of Rs17 billion for the period starting from November 2019 to June 2020.
The PD argued that the raise is necessary for making the IMF program operational.
“The financial burden amounting to Rs17 billion would be recovered from the consumers in the months of March and April 2021,” a senior official