Electricity is likely to be more expensive by Rs 1.82, campaign against defaulters continue


Islamabad: There is a possibility of an increase in the price of electricity by one rupee 82 paise per unit due to the monthly fuel adjustment.

The request for increase in electricity prices was made in the context of monthly fuel adjustment.

According to the request, 15 billion 47 crore units of electricity were generated last month while the production cost was 131 billion 11 crore rupees.

The most expensive electricity was generated from furnace oil, the cost of production from furnace oil was Rs 33 32 paise per unit.

According to CPPA, 23 rupees 71 paise per unit of electricity generated from LNG. Imported from Iran at 25 rupees 9 paise per unit while losses of 24 paise per unit were observed. The increase in prices will cost consumers 131 billion rupees in a month. Nepra will hold a hearing on the price hike on September 27. According to LESCO spokesperson, during the operation on the 14th day, 475 connections were found involved in theft in all the circles. FIRs against 473 thieves have been filed in the respective police stations, out of which 310 FIRs have been registered while 14 accused have been arrested. done Recovery from dead defaulters is also ongoing in LESCO, a total of 184.40 million has been recovered in the operation so far. According to DC Lahore, 97 cases were registered and 09 arrests were made in 24 hours. The teams of six operation circles of Fisco region caught more 128 thieves. Fines of more than 2 crore 31 lakh have been imposed on these thieves. All the thieves’ connections have been disconnected and applications for registration of FI have been filed against them. In Fesco, more than 364 lakhs have been recovered from running defaulters and more than 1056 lakhs from permanent defaulters.

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