GHQ seeks 50 per cent rebate on electricity bills for army officers

Despite all the perks enjoyed by Pakistan army officers, the recent hike in electricity tariff has forced the General Headquarters (GHQ) to ask for rebate on electricity bills. Quarter Master General of the General Headquarters (GHQ) has approached the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) through the Ministry of Defense, seeking a complete 50% rebate on electricity bills for all commissioned officers.

NEPRA slaps Rs.50 mn fine on KE for lacking safety standards

National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has slapped a fine of Rs50 million on Karachi Electric Limited (KEL) for failing to maintain safety standards which led to 19 deaths in Karachi. NEPRA found that the deaths had occurred because of electrocution “due to lack of earthing of LT/HT poles and leakage of current from the distribution facilities of KEL.

NEPRA increases power tariff

The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Friday increased the tariff on electricity by Rs0.26 per unit. A notification was issued by the ministry of power, energy division after the authority’s approval. The increased tariff will come into effect for consumers who have used more than 300 units of electricity from December 1. As per the IMF agreement, the government is bound to increase power tariff under quarterly adjustment. 

NEPRA raises electricity tariff by Rs.1.82 per unit

The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has raised electricity prices by Rs. 1.82 per unit, due to fuel price adjustment for September 2019. Electricity consumers will be paying an additional Rs. 24 billion after this adjustment. However, K-Electric consumers will remain unaffected by NEPRA’s decision. The new tariff will be applicable for the month of Novembe