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The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA ) has approved an increase of Rs 0.83 per unit throughout the power tariff on Thursday.

According to the small print, the nationwide power regulatory authority’s notification acknowledged that the worth hike was made throughout the context of gasoline worth adjustment made in July.

“The increase will be collected in October bills, however, the increase in electricity prices will not apply to K- Electric customers,” the notification acknowledged.

Expensive electrical power would impose an additional burden of better than Rs10 billion on customers.

Let or not it is acknowledged that on October 7, the Power Division instructed the federal cabinet the federal authorities should improve electrical power prices by Rs 6.06 per unit in a bid to clear the backlog of spherical debt throughout the financial 12 months 2023.

The Power Division said the spherical debt base case stood at Rs 450 billion throughout the financial 12 months 2018 that jumped as a lot as Rs 850 billion throughout the financial 12 months 2020. It is anticipated to rise to Rs1.6 trillion throughout the financial 12 months 2023.

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