No increase in electricity tariffs in Uttar Pradesh


The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) said on Saturday that there was no increase in tariffs for any category of consumers.

He also said the slabs had been revised.

In a published press release, UPERC specifies that in urban areas, the electricity tariff of Rs 5.50 per unit for 0-150 units is now fixed for 0-100 units.

The tariff of 6 rupees per unit for 151 to 300 units has been reduced to 5.50 rupees per unit for a range of 101 to 150 units.

Similarly, the tariff of Rs 6.50 per unit for 301-500 units has been revised to Rs 6 per unit for 151-300 units.

For 500 units and above, from which 7 rupees per unit was levied as a tariff, the range was revised to over 300 units and the tariff was set at 6.50 rupees per unit.

For the BPL (domestic) category, the tariff remained unchanged at Rs 3 per unit up to 100 units.

For rural consumers, the tariff of Rs 3.35 per unit for the 0-100 units category and Rs 3.85 per unit for the 101-150 units category remains unchanged.

In the 151-300 units category, the rate of Rs 5 per unit remains unchanged.

The revised electricity tariff for 300+ units is Rs 5.50 per unit, down from Rs 6 per unit.

For BPL (domestic), the tariff remained unchanged at Rs 3 per unit up to 100 units.

For unmetered rural (domestic) connections, it is unchanged at Rs 500 per kilowatt per month.


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