The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Wednesday affirmed a Rs0.64 per unit expansion in the power tariff by virtue of month to month fuel value change. The fuel change has been made for the period of February, while a notification has likewise been given in such manner.
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As indicated by the dispatch, Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) had mentioned the position to expand the tariff by 0.65 paisa. Following the solicitation, it added, Nepra held a formal proceeding on March 30 and endorsed a 0.64 expansion in the tariff.
The notification additionally said that the increment might be pertinent on bills for the long stretch of April, while the help and K-Electric customers will be absolved from the change.
Prior, ex-Water and Power Development Authority (ex-Wapda) circulation organizations mentioned to move the burden of Rs91.367 billion to power consumers because of changes for the initial two fourth of the momentum monetary year and Rs5 billion under the fuel cost change for February 2021.
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The disturbing rate of transmission, dissemination misfortunes, power burglary and the subsequent burden shedding is one that has left the country in a consistent condition of anguish for quite a long time. More disturbing is the assessed Rs53 billion worth of power robbery in Pakistan in 2018, which is expected to have ascended since.