Govt proposes power tariff hike to clear Punjab, KP hydel profit dues

Amid protests by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab over the non-payment of their net hydel profit (NHP), the government has decided to increase electricity tariff by an average Rs1.50 per unit for the consumers of all ex-Wapda distribution companies (Discos) to generate more than Rs115 billion during the current fiscal year.

Published in Dawn, 7th November, 2017