The burden will not increase on electricity consumers of Bihar, government will give subsidy of 13114 crores


There will probably be no improve in electrical energy price in Bihar for the fifth consecutive yr within the yr 2023-24. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar introduced this within the meeting on Friday. He informed that even after shopping for costly electrical energy, the Bihar authorities is not going to give further burden of a single paisa on the shoppers of the state. He informed that from April 1, the brand new electrical energy price is to be carried out in Bihar. Earlier than this, within the cupboard assembly on Friday, the federal government determined to bear the burden of the elevated energy tariff. To scale back the burden of the shoppers, the state authorities will now pay a subsidy of 13114 crores to the facility corporations. Final yr, the state authorities gave a subsidy of 8895 crores to scale back the electrical energy burden on the shoppers of electrical energy.

Bihar will get the costliest electrical energy within the nation

Giving details about the cupboard’s choice, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar mentioned that there’s already a requirement relating to electrical energy that One Nation One electrical energy price ought to be carried out. The state authorities additionally handed over the facility technology items of the state to the Authorities of India to assist the Centre. He informed that Bihar will get the costliest electrical energy within the nation. Bihar is now being given electrical energy at Rs 5.82 per unit whereas Gujarat is given Rs 3.74 per unit. The richest state Maharashtra is given electrical energy at Rs 4.32 per unit whereas Madhya Pradesh is given Rs 3.49 per unit. He informed the BJP members that no matter they are saying outdoors, they need to preserve talking however inform the central authorities that in the event that they need to rule the nation, repair just one price of electrical energy, solely then they’ll get profit. Bihar has supplied electrical energy to each home. Within the yr 2018, electrical energy was supplied to each family two months upfront.

Rural shoppers should pay solely 28 % electrical energy

Vijendra Prasad Yadav, the primary Vitality Minister of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, informed the Home that it has been determined to not improve the electrical energy price in Bihar even for the fifth yr. Within the monetary yr 2022-23, the federal government had given subsidy of 8895 crores, which will probably be given 13114 crores this yr. He informed that rural shoppers should pay solely 28 % electrical energy whereas the state authorities can pay 72 %.

City shoppers will get this a lot grant

City home shoppers who eat as much as 200 items of electrical energy should pay 56.3 % whereas the state authorities is offering 43.7 % as subsidy. The state authorities is giving 31.6 % subsidy to the prosperous shoppers who eat greater than 200 items.

Unique: If the Bihar authorities needs, it might probably get reduction from costly electrical energy, know the way a lot subsidy will probably be wanted, then the state authorities will give 89.9 % subsidy to the farmers

For the farmers, the state authorities will give 89.9 % subsidy and the farmers should pay solely 10 %, which is mounted at 70 paise per unit. The state authorities has organized 19.39 % subsidy for small businessmen, crushing machines and rural industries of the state. For the primary time a provision has been made to provide 574 crore grant to the industries of the state.

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