Bad news for power consumers, an increase of Rs7.90 per unit was approved. The increase is in line with the May monthly fuel adjustment.
A public hearing was held at NEPRA headquarters regarding the May monthly fuel charges adjustment of Discus. The public hearing was presided over by NEPRA Chairman Mr. Engineer Tauseef H. Farooqi.
NEPRA members, Engineer Rafiq Ahmed Sheikh and Engineer Maqsood Anwar Khan were also present in the hearing.
According to the NEPRA statement, CPPAG had submitted an application for an increase of Rs. 7, 96 paise per unit in the case of FCA. CA customers were charged Rs 3.99 per unit for 1 month only.
Already overburdened by inflation, increased oil prices, food items, Pakistanis were in for a shock when the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Monday decided to increase the power tariff by Rs7.9 per unit.
According to the regulatory authority, the hike in tariff has been made under fuel adjustment for the month of May.
This decision has placed an additional burden of Rs113 billion on the power consumers.