The Kerala State Electrical energy Regulatory Fee on Saturday introduced a 6.6 per cent hike in energy tariffs within the state.
Revising the ability tariff after three years, the Fee, nevertheless, mentioned there can be no enhance in tariff for the weaker sections, agricultural shoppers, small-scale industries and small farmers.
State Electrical energy Minister Ok Krishnankutty mentioned the Fee revised the ability tariff with out incurring enormous liabilities to the individuals.
“The final enhance in electrical energy tariff was on July 8, 2019. Since then, the wholesale worth index has risen by 19 per cent within the final three years, whereas electrical energy tariffs have elevated by solely 6.6 per cent,” the minister mentioned in an announcement.