Kseb has requested the authority to increase the electricity charge by Rs 1/unit. It has increase in the fixed charges also. 19.8 % increase for domestic connections and 21% increase for small scale industries, 13% increase for large scale industries. Totally there will be an increase 95 paise for domestic consumers, Rs 1.52 for small scale and Rs 1.10 for large scale industries. KSEB will get 99 paisa per unit.
A special concession gets for BPL card holders. The lowest rate for domestic use is Rs 1.50 per unit. KSEB requested to increase the lowest rate Rs 3.15 to Rs 3.50 for general category and maximum charge is Rs 7.90 to Rs 8.20.
They appealed for a two fold increase in price for single phase connections and more than two fold increase for three phase connections. If the consumer has not used electricity, the fixed charge fee should be paid. They want to increase Rs 50 for small scale industries and Rs 60 for large scale industries.
They plans to increase the electricity price for domestic and agriculture within 5 years and reduce the price for industrial use.10 % electricity charge may be increased. Those who have used up to 30 units per month, they will get free electricity.