On the directions of the Chief Minister Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh, Irrigation and Power Minister Rana Gurjeet Singh today today, convened a high-level meeting with various industrial organisations of Punjab to discuss the industrial power tariff issues and accepted their major demands. Revealing this here today, an official spokesman of Power Department said that Punjab Government has accepted 3 main demands regarding retrospective implementation of increased tariff, two part tariff system and power tariff at the cost of Rs 5 per unit as per manifesto during this meeting. Revealing further regarding retrospective implementation of increased Tariff, spokesman said that the financial implication of increased Tariff from April to October will be about Rs.600 Crores. “Out of this, Government will bear the increased tariff to the tune of Rs.300 crores and rest will be borne by industry”, he added.
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