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NEPRA hikes power tariff by Rs3.99 per unit


ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Tuesday approved an increase of Rs3.99 per unit in the power tariff on account of fuel cost adjustment (FCA) for the month of April 2022.

According to the details, the decision will impose an additional burden of Rs 5,100 crore on electricity consumers, while the price increase will not apply to K-electric and lifeline users.

A hearing was held in NEPRA over the proposal to raise the price of power tarrif by Rs 4.5 per unit. The Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA), while applying for the April fuel price adjustment, stated that 12.55 billion units of electricity were generated last month.

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