Nepra raises power tariff by 7.6%

The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority announced a 7.6 per cent hike in power tariff on Wednesda­y.


Express June 30, 2010

The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority announced a 7.6 per cent hike in power tariff on Wednesday.

The new power tariff will come into effect from Thursday and it will be implemented for all power consumers.

Nepra says the power tariff was not increased in April due to limited power generation and power shortages, but the tariff has been revised as regular power supply resumed in the country.

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Syed A. Mateen | 11 years ago | Reply NEPRA is a hoax power regulatory authority. NEPRA in connivance with the electricity companies is made to suck the last drop of the blood from the veins of the citizens. It is an utter failure of NEPRA to announce that electricity tariff has been revised as regular power supply resumed in the country, whereas the truth is that people of Pakistan are facing sever load-shedding. The raise in the power tariff will increase power theft in the country. When people will not be given any relief in the tariff they will be compelled to steal power by hook or crook. The Chief Justice of Pakistan in who people trust after Al-Mighty Allah should take a suo moto notice and refrain NEPRA and power generating companies from raising the tariff unless the income of a common man in the country commensurate with the expenses to meet end needs with honour and dignity. If the power generating companies want to charge more, they should charge to the government and should not compel the people to come out on the streets and raise slogans against the sitting government. What a shame. On one hand people are committing suicide due to poverty and economic compulsions and on the other hand NEPRA and power generating companies are increasing electricity tariff? The graph of PPP government is going down with each passing day. Is that the government of the people, by the people, for the people?
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