Explaining the reason behind the decision, an official from the energy department told The New Indian Express that the pile of applications for new connections have been increasing.
“An average consumer using 200 units will have to pay Rs 40 more in the monthly bill,” said an energy department official.
Power to be cut if bills not paid; will apply to govt offices too
Get ready to pay an extra 35 per paise per unit in your electricity bill as the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) on Monday announced an increase in power tariff.
The tariff hike had to be put off because of the election model code of conduct.