In a significant move to benefit the domestic electricity consumers in the State, the  Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal announced to provide   subsidy to the tune of Rs 677 crore per annum  to the  power utilities which would bring down the power

September 12, 2018

Chandigarh, September 11: In a significant move to benefit the domestic electricity consumers in the State, the  Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal announced to provide   subsidy to the tune of Rs 677 crore per annum  to the  power utilities which would bring down the power tariff to almost half.  

The Chief Minister said that the revised electricity rates would be applicable with effect from October 1, 2018 and the State Government would make a subsidy provision of Rs 338 crore for the current financial year as half year amount. 

This announcement would benefit the consumers on monthly consumption of  upto 500 units.

 

Consumption/ Month

(In kWh)

Haryana Existing Billing Rate           (In Rs.)

Haryana Revised Billing Rate            (In Rs.)

Haryana Existing SoP Billed Amount Monthly              (In Rs.)

Haryana Revised SoP Billed Amount Monthly              (In Rs.)

%

Reduction

50 Units

2.70

2.00

135

100

26 %

100 Units

3.60

2.50

360

250

31 %

150 Units

4.50

2.50

675

375

45 %

200 Units

4.69

2.50

938

500

47 %

250 Units

4.80

3.05

1200

763

37 %

400 Units

5.36

4.27

2145

1708

21 %

500 Units

5.55

4.68

2775

2338

16 %

 

 

As per the revised rates, the electricity consumers of upto 50 units would now have to pay Rs 2 per  unit only instead of existing rate of Rs 2.70 per unit. With this, the monthly electricity bill of the consumers would be reduced from Rs 135 to Rs 100. 

Similarly, electricity consumers of upto 100 units would now have to pay Rs 2.50 per  unit only instead of existing rate of   Rs 3.60 per unit which would bring down the monthly electricity bill from Rs 360 to Rs 250.  

Consumers of upto 150 units would now have to pay Rs 2.50 per  unit only instead of existing rate of   Rs 4.50 per unit. This would bring down the  the monthly electricity bill from Rs 675 to Rs 375.  

Consumers of  upto 200 units would now have to pay  Rs 2.50 per unit instead of existing rate of Rs 4.69 per unit. This would bring down the  the monthly electricity bill from Rs 938 to Rs 500.  

Consumers of  upto 250 units would now have to pay  Rs 3.05 per units instead of existing rate of Rs 4.80 per unit. This would bring down  the monthly electricity bill from Rs 1200 to Rs 763.  

Consumers of  upto 400 units would now have to pay  Rs 4.27 per unit instead of existing rate of Rs 5.36 per unit.  This would bring down  the monthly electricity bill from Rs 2145 to Rs 1708.

Consumers of  upto 500 units would now have to pay  Rs 4.68 per unit instead of existing rate of Rs 5.55 per unit.  This would bring down  the monthly electricity bill from Rs 2775 to Rs 2338.  

He also announced a scheme for the settlement of pending electricity bills of defaulting domestic and non domestic consumers in the State. 

Under this scheme, the surcharge amount would be fully waived subject to the payment of principal amount in 12 monthly and six bimonthly installments.

The principal amount would be calculated as per the supply code that is for domestic consumers at the rate 40 units per KW per month in rural areas and 50 units per KW in urban areas and for non domestic consumers at the rate of 75 units per KW per month in rural areas and at the   rate of 150 units per KW per month in Urban Areas without Fuel Surcharge Adjustment (FSA). For BPL consumers, principal amount for 12 months only would be payble and the rest of the arears would be waived off.