Two days after the power regulator decided to slash power rates in Haryana, distribution companies Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN) and Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam on Sunday announced to pass on the benefits from this billing cycle .
Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) on Friday notified to bring down electricity rates by 37 paisa per unit.
This decision will benefit 55 lakh electricity consumers in all categories across the state.
Additional chief secretary of power department, Rajan Gupta said the companies were working towards implementing the HERC decision from this billing cycle.
"This is for the first time in two decades when the state government had strongly pleaded to bring down tariff. This will bring major relief to the consumers,'' Haryana's public relation minister, Kavita Jain said.