In a major relief to the electricity consumers, Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal Khattar announced to reduce the power tariff on monthly consumption of upto 200 units from Rs 4.50 per unit to Rs 2.50 per unit. Announcing further relaxation for the people belonging to poor families, he said that in case a family limits its monthly electricity consumption upto 50 units, the electricity rate would then be applicable at the rate of Rs 2 per unit.
He said that the reduced tariff would ensure saving of Rs 437 per month to the consumers, which constitute about 46.6 per cent. The CM said that it is a historic decision and would benefit 41.53 lakh domestic consumers in the state. He said that with these announcements he had fulfilled his earlier promise to reduce the power tariff in the state.