Govt Seeks Over Rs6 Per Unit Increase In KE Tariff


The public authority has asked the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) to increment K-Electric’s buyer levy by up to Rs6.02 per unit under two past quarterly changes and permit its recuperation from shoppers in 90 days — April to June — to guarantee public uniform duty. The public authority has previously told an identical expansion in duty for purchasers of ex-Wapda Discos. For satisfying the convention, Nepra will hold a formal proceeding on April 3 to examine the climb in KE tax. Under the solicitation made by the Power Division, the levy for up to 200 units of utilization in the homegrown classification would increment by Rs3.03 per unit during April and May and afterward Rs1.55 per unit in June. For utilization somewhere in the range of 201 and 700 units each month, the rates would go up by Rs4.76 per unit in April and May and by 1.55 per unit in June 2023.

The Power Division has recorded two separate movements before Nepra mentioning a utilization of up to Rs4.45 per unit for the main quarter of the FY23 (July to September) and Rs1.55 per unit for the second quarter of FY22 (October to December) to the purchasers of KE. The typical climb of the KE customers for the principal quarter of FY23 is Rs3.21 per unit, while it is Rs1.55 per unit for the second quarter of FY22. The Power Division has requested that Nepra issue separate timetables of duty for these two quarters so recuperations could be guaranteed before the end of the ongoing monetary year in accordance with monetary sponsorships.

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