Effective from 01-04-2-015, The Power tariff hiked at an average of 13 paise/unit in Karnataka ENJOY

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) on Monday increased the power tariff by an average of 13 paise a unit for all the consumer categories to bridge the revenue deficit of all the five Escoms (electricity supply companies) in the state.

The revision comes in the wake of tariff petitions filed by all the five Escoms in the state in December 2014 seeking a hike of 80 paise a unit and this will be  the seventh hike in the last five and half years beginning from November 2009.