Madhya Pradesh: Power tariff hiked by 7.17 %

Last Updated: Saturday, March 31, 2012 - 23:41

Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Electricity
Regulatory Commission has given its approval to the power
distribution companies to increase power tariff by 7.17 per
cent in the state from April 10.

The power distribution companies had demanded a tariff
hike of 24 per cent.

Against the total Aggregate Revenue Requirement (ARR)
of Rs 23,912 crore claimed as per the regulations and Rs
25,939 crore as per the additional submissions by the
distribution companies in their petitions, the Commission has
admitted ARR of Rs 15,667 crore, sources said.

However, the hike will not be applicable for the
domestic users consuming less than 30 units, they said.


Download the all new Zee News app for Android and iOS to stay up to date with latest headlines and news stories in Politics, Entertainment, Sports, Technology, Business and much more from India and around the world.

First Published: Saturday, March 31, 2012 - 23:41

More from zeenews

comments powered by Disqus