The consumers would pay 12 billion rupees

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Thursday approved 83 paisa per unit increase in power tariff for July under the monthly fuel adjustment mechanism.

The consumers would pay Rs12 billion which would be recover in billing of next month. However, the decision would not be applicable on lifeline and K-Electric consumers.

Member of NEPRA from Sindh wrote a dissenting note to the decision and stated that consumers are being burdened for deliberate violation of merit order. Consumers should not have to pay price for poor performance of the institutions, he added.