Govt drops electricity bombshell on people

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ISLAMABAD, October 08 (Online): Government has dropped electricity bombshell on the people as NEPRA has scaled up power tariff by 83 paisas per unit.

The power tariff has been enhanced under Fuel Adjustment Surcharge (FAS) head. The increase in electricity tariff will take effect from the current month. This hike in tariff will shift additional financial burden of over Rs 12 billion on the consumers.

This increase will not be applicable to K-Electric consumers. The increase in the electricity bill has been made in FAS of July, 2020.