Electricity to be cheaper in J&K Starting now

Electricity to be cheaper in J&K Starting now

Jammu, October 30: In relief for the consumers in Jammu and Kashmir, the Power Development Department has slashed Electricity Duty on the power tariff with immediate effect.
The deparment has decided to reduce the Electricity Duty being charged from the consumers from 22% to just 10%.
The order of reduction in Electricity Duty has been issued by the Commissioner/ Secretary to Government, Power Development Department.
According to an official of Government Power Development Department, the decision has been taken while exercising the powers conferred by Sub-Section (1) of Section 3 of the Jammu and Kashmir Electricity Duty Act, 1963 and in partial modification of Notification SRO-566 dated October 25, 1984.

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