Consumers may see a hike in their monthly electric bills this year as Bescom has proposed a 9-12.8 per cent hike in retail supply tariff for low-tension, domestic consumers in areas falling under BBMP, other municipal corporations and urban local bodies.
The utility on Saturday submitted its proposal to the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission. Bescom plans to recover Rs 5,872-crore revenue deficit from the proposed tariff revision. KERC is expected to take a call after a public hearing.
While last year, KERC announced an average hike of 4.8 per cent across four slabs for domestic consumers within Bescom limits, this year, the utility has sought for an increase in two slabs Read More