ISLAMABAD: Power tariff is likely to be curtailed by  Rs 4.59 per unit under Fuel Adjustment Surcharge (FAS).

According to media reports, for the last several months, due to reduction in petrol prices, power tariff has been announced to be slashed. Power tariff will be scaled down under FAS. According to which power tariff for month of February will be scaled  down to the tune of Rs 2.39 per unit and  Rs 2.20 per unit for month March and this way total reduction of power tariff will stand at  Rs 4.59 per unit.

A decision on account of prospective reduction in power tariff is likely to be taken following the hearing of CPPA petition on April 26. However, consumers consuming energy upto  300 units per month  will not benefit from this curtailment in power tariff.