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NEPRA approves increase in power tariff by Rs0.81 per unit

NEPRA approves increase in power tariff by Rs0.81 per unit
Islamabad: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has approved Rs 0.81 per unit increase in the electricity price, putting an additional financial burden of Rs 5.2 billion on consumers.

The cost of electricity production has been raised by Rs3 billion due to the increase in gas prices. The hike in power tariff will put an additional burden of Rs5 billion on consumers.

According to NEPRA, the higher electricity rates do not apply to K-Electric and agricultural consumers .

The power tariff hike comes days after the prices of petrol and high-speed diesel were increased by Rs6 per litre.