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Power tariff to be slashed in West Bengal

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said the power tariff in areas served by the state electricity board would be reduced following surplus earnings to the tune of Rs 15 crore during 2013-14.

PTI [ Updated: February 18, 2014 8:41 IST ]
power tariff to be slashed in west bengal
power tariff to be slashed in west bengal

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said the power tariff in areas served by the state electricity board would be reduced following surplus earnings to the tune of Rs 15 crore during 2013-14.  


The benefit would be passed on to both domestic and industrial consumers, she said.

However, the new rate would be decided by the West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission, the chief minister said.

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