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An important decision of the state government for electricity consumers will be a big benefit in the electricity bill

 An important decision of the state government for electricity consumers will be a big benefit in the electricity bill


  An important decision of the state government for electricity consumers will be a big benefit in the electricity bill

The state government under the leadership of Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani has taken various decisions in the interest of the consumers so that the consumers consuming electricity in the state get electricity at cheaper rates and the burden of power generation cost does not fall on the consumers.

An important decision of the state government for electricity consumers will be a big benefit in the electricity bill



The state government led by Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani has taken various decisions in the interest of consumers to ensure that consumers in the state get electricity at cheaper rates and the burden of power generation costs is not borne by the consumers.



 The state government has decided to reduce the money. As a result, more than 1.40 crore customers in the state will get a three-month relief of Rs 356 crore. This was stated by Energy Minister Saurabhbhai Patel.


The energy minister added that in addition to energy charges, a fuel surcharge is levied on electricity bills from consumers. This fuel surcharge is levied on the basis of the formula prescribed by the Hon'ble Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission. During the last quarter i.e.



 during the quarter of July 2020 to September 2020, all the four power distribution companies under Gujarat Energy Development Corporation Limited were levying fuel surcharge at the rate of Rs. 2.00 per unit.


Against this, a fuel surcharge of Rs 1.81 per unit has to be levied during the October-December-December 2020 period. . The reduction will provide a relief of Rs 356 crore to power consumers.


Minister Saurabhbhai Patel added that. The main reason for the decline in fuel surcharge is that during this quarter, the state government has bought gas at cheaper rates in the interest of consumers and produced gas-based electricity. 

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As a result, the cost of power generation has come down which the state government has decided to give direct benefit to the power consumers. This means that more than 1.40 crore customers will get this benefit directly, which will reduce their electricity bills and reduce their bills.

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