Goa : Power minister Nilesh Cabral on Tuesday said that as per the revision in the fuel and power purchase cost adjustment (FPPCA) charges, there will be an increase of only 0.8 paisa on the first 100 units of power consumed, 24 paise would be the increase on consumption of 200 units and 51 paise for consumption of 300 units.The state government on Friday notified the FPPCA charges on power bills that will be reflected in the December bills for consumers. The joint electricity regulatory commission (JERC) for Goa and union territories had reviewed the existing FPPCA in May 2020.
The computation of FPPCA has been calculated and notified for the second quarter of the financial year 2020-21 from July to September to be levied for energy consumption from October to December. Sources said the charges have been increased and the bills will be marginally higher.Reacting to the criticism from the opposition over the revised FPPCA charges, Cabral said they don’t understand the issue and “simply make allegations.
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