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Your meter bill will go up by 40 paise per unit

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KERC order comes into effect from November 1

BENGALURU:

Electricity tariffs across the board will go up by 40 paise per unit, as per the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC). The power regulator made the announcement on Wednesday following a virtual interaction with heads of all escoms in the state.

Accordingly, the average increase across categories will be 5.4 per cent. KERC has allowed an increase in fixed charges of Rs 10/kW/HP/kVA to all categories and Rs 15/kW/HP to the temporary category. It has also allowed an increase in energy charges in the range of 20-25 paise per unit for all categories and 50 paise per unit for the temporary category.

BESCOM had proposed an average tariff increase of 196 paise/unit for FY21, against which KERC has approved an average increase of 40 paise per unit of all tariffs (including demand charges and energy charges). Energy charges alone have been increased by 20 to 25 paise per unit slab-wise.

The new tariffs will be applicable from the first meter reading date falling on or after November 1.

DOMESTIC CONSUMERS

For domestic consumers, government/charitable educational Institutions and hospitals in BESCOM urban areas, the overall tariff increase is 25 paise per unit. The tariff for monthly consumption upto 30 units is increased from Rs 3.75 to Rs 4 per unit, for 31-100 units it is increased from Rs 5.20 to Rs.5.45 per unit, for 101-200 units, it is increased from Rs 6.75 to Rs 7 per unit, and above 200 units it is increased from Rs 7.80 to Rs 8.05 per unit.

For domestic consumers in rural areas of BESCOM, the tariff for monthly consumption of up to 30 units is increased from Rs 3.65 to Rs 3.90 per unit, for 31 to 100 units it is increased from Rs 4.90 to Rs 5.15 per unit, for 101-200 units it is increased from Rs 6.45 to Rs 6.70 per unit, and above 200 units it is increased from Rs 7.30 to Rs 7.55 per unit.

For urban domestic consumers of other escoms, the hike for consumption of up to 30 units is increased from Rs 3.70 to Rs 3.95 per unit, for 31-100 units it is increased from Rs 5.20 to Rs.5.45, for 101-200 units it is increased from Rs 6.75 to Rs 7, and above 200 units it is increased from Rs 7.80 to Rs 8.05.

For rural domestic consumers of other escoms, the tariff up to 30 units is increased from Rs 3.60 to Rs 3.85 per unit, for 31-100 units it is increased from Rs 4.90 to Rs 5.15, for 101-200 units it is increased from Rs 6.45 to Rs 6.70, and above 200 units it is increased from Rs 7.30 to Rs 7.55.

Industrial consumers

The new tariff for LT industrial users in urban areas of BESCOM is Rs 5.90 per unit (up from Rs 5.65) for the first 500 units and Rs 7.20 per unit (Rs.6.95) above 500 units.

For LT industrial users in other areas of BESCOM, the new tariff is Rs 5.60 per unit (Rs 5.35) for the first 500 units, Rs 6.55 (Rs 6.30) from 501 to 1,000 units and Rs 6.85 (Rs 6.60) above 1,000 units.

For LT industrial users in urban areas of other escoms, the new rates are Rs 5.70 per unit (Rs 5.45) for the first 500 units, Rs 6.70 (Rs 6.45) from 501 to 1000 units and Rs 7 (Rs 6.75) above 1,000 units.

For LT industrial users in all other areas of other escoms, the new rates will be Rs 5.60 per unit (Rs 5.35) for the first 500 units, Rs 6.55 (Rs 6.30) from 501 to 1,000 units and Rs 6.85 (Rs 6.60) above 1,000 units.

For HT industrial users in urban areas of BESCOM, the new tariff will be Rs 7.35 per unit (Rs 7.10) for the first one lakh units of monthly consumption and Rs 7.65 (Rs 7.40) for consumption beyond one lakh units.

For HT industrial users in all other areas of BESCOM, the new tariff is Rs 7.25 per unit (Rs 7) for the first one lakh units and Rs 7.45 (Rs 7.20) beyond one lakh units.

For HT industrial users in all areas of other escoms, the new tariff is Rs 7.20 per unit (Rs 6.95) for the first one lakh units and Rs 7.45 (Rs 7.20) beyond one lakh units.

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