After Earning Billions in Over Charging Scam, Government Reduces Electricity Tariff

Electricity Tariff

ISLAMABAD – After earning billions of rupees for over charging the consumers, National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) minutely reduced the electricity tariff by Rs 0.47 per unit.

Prime Minister Sharif has welcomed the decision to cut down electricity tariff on the details submitted by the Ministry of Water and Power on account of Monthly Fuel Price Adjustment for the month of October 2014.

On the directions of the Prime Minister the Ministry of Water and Power had submitted details of fuel mix for slashing the tariff for the consumers and is following strict merit order for ensuring efficient fuel mix for lowering down the cost of electricity generation.

The government is also making concerted efforts to change the energy mix from thermal to other affordable sources including coal and hydro generation to bring down the cost of electricity production.

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