Karnataka residents to shell out more for electricityOctober 28th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 28 (IANS) People in Karnataka, long used to complaining about frequent power outages, Friday got a shock - their electricity bills just went up by nearly 30 paise per unit on an average.
The state’s electricity price fixing authority - the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission - Friday announced the increase in power tariffs across the state with immediate effect.
The lowest increase of 10 paise per unit is for households that consume just 30 units per month in urban areas and 100 units per month in rural areas.
Households in urban areas that consume 200 units or more per month will pay 50 paise more per unit.
Commercial and industrial users will also pay 30 paise more per unit on an average.
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