The increase in electricity prices has been made for one year.

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has approved an increase of Rs0.83 per unit in electricity rates but the increase will take effect after a notification is issued by the government.

NEPRA has issued a decision to increase electricity prices, which states that the increase in electricity prices was made on a quarterly basis and the increase in electricity prices was made in the context of adjustment for April to June 2020.

According to NEPRA, the increase in electricity prices has been made for one year which will impose an additional burden of Rs84 billion on the consumers. However, K Electric and Lifeline consumers will be exempted from the increase.