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According to media reports, immediately after Nepra’s decision to increase the price of electricity by Rs 14 per unit last week, another request has been filed to increase the cost of electricity for consumers.
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It is being told that Global Financial FundsOn the demand of the government Electricity consumers But filed an application in Nepra to put an additional burden of 335 billion.
In the petition filed by the government, it has been said that the increase in electricity prices on March 6 is insufficient, so electricity should be made more expensive.
An application has been filed to levy an additional surcharge of Rs 3.23 on the price of electricity, the additional surcharge will be levied from the next financial year.
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In the petition, a surcharge of Rs 3.23 paise has been requested on consumers with more than 300 units from July to October 30, while for agricultural tube wells it has been requested to levy a surcharge of 43 paise per unit. A request has also been made to levy a surcharge of Rs 3.23 paise per unit from November 2023.
A hearing on the application on behalf of Nepra will be held on March 16. It is stated that additional surcharge applies K Electric It will also be on users.
It should be noted that last week Nepra had approved the increase of more than 14 rupees per unit price of electricity for consumers across the country. According to this decision, trillions of rupees will be charged from electricity consumers across the country till October this year.