The government has requested the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) to increase the base electricity tariff by Rs1.39 per unit.

After a series of hikes in electricity prices this month, the government is now seeking to increase the base energy tariff.

The federal government submitted a petition with Nepra, asking it to increase the base electricity tariff by Rs1.39 per unit. In response, Nepra issued notices to the parties concerned.

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According to documents available with The Express Tribune, the increase in base tariff will be applicable to consumers across the country.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 30th, 2021.

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