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Yet another shock before Eid: Electricity tariff goes up

By News Desk

April 1, 2024 10:46 PM


Ahead of Eid, the government has announced an increase in electricity traffic on Monday a day after surging the price of petrol.

According to a notification, the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) increased the electricity tariff by Rs 2 75 per unit.

The cost of electricity has been increased in the second quarter of the current financial year, the notification stated, adding that the additional collections from customers will be made in April, May and June.

The increase in the price of electricity will also be applied to the K-Electric consumers.

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Yesternight, the fgovernment announced a Rs9.66 per litre hike in petrol price for the next fortnight. The new price of petrol is Rs289.41 per litre and according to the finance ministry, the changes were due to a rise in petrol prices and a decrease in HSD prices in the international market.

It added the change was in line with the government’s policy of passing on price variations in the international market to the domestic market.

 

 
 
 

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