ISLAMABAD: Notification of the imposition of surcharge up to Rs. 4 on electricity users and reduction in subsidy has been issued on Thursday by Ministry of Water and Power on the advice of NEPRA.
According to the details, the decision to impose electricity surcharge and reduction in subsidy had been taken yesterday and the notification has been issued today. Consumers have been deprived of subsidy worth Rs. 90 billion after this notification.
Rs. 3 surcharge has been imposed on the households and Rs. 4 on the commercial and industrial consumers. Subsidy worth 50 paisas to Rs. 2.50 per unit has also been reduced. The notification has been implemented with immediate effect.