Revisions to existing electricity tariffs after 4th of April

Monday, 11 March 2013 - 19:39


The Public Utilities Commission states that revisions to existing electricity tariffs would be made subsequent to the 4th of April.

Chairman of the PUC Dr. Jayathissa De Costa speaking in this regard noted that the views of the public would be sought prior to the increase of fares.

According to proposals submitted by the Ceylon Electricity Board 40 units of domestic electricity has been allocated a charge of 384 rupees, while the existing levy stands at 244 rupees & 95 cents.

Chairman of the PUC Dr. Jayathissa De Costa when contacted by our news team expressed further views in this regard.