Kissan Package: Power tariff for agriculture consumers slashed by Rs3.60

In a major relief to the many of inflation-hit people, the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority has notified reduction of power tariff by Rs3.60 per unit for private agriculture consumers under Kissan Package announced by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.

The reduced tariff would be applicable to the abovementioned category across the country falling all power distribution companies including the K-Electric.

According to the NEPRA, reduction in the electricity tariff from Rs16.60/unit to Rs13/unit will be available from the month of November as the government is going to pay the amount under the Tariff Differential Subsidy (TDS) head.

Earlier this month, the Ministry of Energy had requested NEPRA to allow the reduced power tariff after Shehbaz unveiled the Kissan Package in October.

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