Islamabad- National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) today approved increase in power tariff by Rs 0.52 per unit under fuel adjustment.

Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) had sought increase over Rs. 1 per unit, stating that production of exceeded Rs 60.53 billion due to additional usage of fuel during September.

However, NEPRA approved Rs 0.52 increase in electricity tariff. The new tariff will be applicable after the Water & Power Ministry's notification. The increase would not apply on K-electric and user of 50 units.