Electricity bill will be half in Uttar Pradesh, before the elections, Yogi government gave a big gift

Electricity bill will be half in Uttar Pradesh, before the elections, Yogi government gave a big gift

UP Assembly Election 2022: Before the assembly elections, the Yogi government has taken a big decision on the cost of electricity. This will give relief to a large number of farmers.

Lucknow: Before the UP Assembly Election 2022, the Yogi government has given a big gift to the farmers of the state. UP Energy Minister Shrikant Sharma has announced to halve the electricity price for the farmers.

UP’s energy minister’s big announcement

Uttar Pradesh Energy Minister Shrikant Sharma tweeted that in the direction of PM Modi’s resolve to double the income of farmers, hearty congratulations to CM Yogi for giving a big relief by reducing the electricity rates of private tube well connections by 50 percent.

Big relief for those with rural metered connections

Energy Minister Shrikant Sharma wrote in his next tweet, ‘In the new bills of private tube wells, the electricity rate in rural metered connections will be reduced from Rs 2/unit to Rs 1/unit and the fixed charge will be reduced from Rs 70 per horsepower to Rs 35/horsepower. . In unmetered connection, the fixed charge will be Rs 85/horsepower instead of Rs 170/horsepower.

gift to those with urban metered connections

UP Energy Minister Shrikant Sharma wrote in another tweet that electricity rate in urban metered connections will be reduced from Rs 6/unit to Rs 3/unit and fixed charge will be reduced from Rs 130/horsepower to Rs 65/horsepower. In Energy Efficient Pump, the rate will be reduced from Rs 1.65/unit to 83 paise/unit and the fixed charge will be Rs 35/horsepower instead of Rs 70/horsepower. 

It is believed that before the assembly elections, the Yogi government has decided to halve the prices of electricity in order to bring the farmers to their fold.

Electricity rates reduced in UP, BJP’s big bet in front of free units of AAP and SP

Energy Minister Shrikant Sharma has made a big announcement of reduction in electricity rates by tweeting from his official Twitter handle, in which the electricity rate in urban metered connections has been reduced from Rs 6 per unit to Rs 3 per unit. At the same time, the fixed charge was announced to reduce from Rs 130 horsepower to Rs 65 horsepower.

Before the elections in UP, there is a flurry of election promises. On one hand, where the Aam Aadmi Party and the Samajwadi Party have promised 300 units of electricity free in UP if the government is formed, the BJP has played a big bet. BJP’s Energy Minister Shrikant Sharma has made a big announcement of reduction in electricity rates by tweeting from his official Twitter handle, in which the electricity rate in urban metered connections has been reduced from Rs 6 per unit to Rs 3 per unit.

At the same time, the fixed charge was announced to reduce from Rs 130 horsepower to Rs 65 horsepower. Not only this, Shrikant Sharma also tweeted that in the new bills of private tube wells, the electricity rate in rural metered connections will be reduced from Rs 2 per unit to Rs 1 unit and the fixed charge will be reduced from Rs 70 per horsepower to Rs 35 horsepower. Also, in unmetered connection, the fixed charge will be Rs 85 horsepower instead of Rs 170 horsepower.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Akhilesh’s promise of 300 units free

Earlier, recently, Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav has promised to provide 300 units of electricity free to domestic electricity consumers in his election promise. Apart from this, farmers will get free electricity for irrigation.

AAP took a pinch

while Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal took a jibe at a public meeting in Lucknow on the announcement of Akhilesh Yadav. He said that nowadays many parties are going from place to place claiming to give 300 units and 200 units of free electricity, but no one can give it. Its formula comes only and only to our government. 

Yogi Adityanath slashes power rates for UP farmers by half

Synopsis

The Chief Minister’s office made the announcement on its official Twitter handle that said the decision to slash the power bills has been taken in the interest of farmers. While the CM’s office tweet tagged a picture of a newspaper advertisement announcing the relief for farmers, it also mentioned a cut in power bills for urban areas by half.

Amid various political parties seeking to woo voters with promises of free power and other freebies ahead of the assembly polls, the Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday announced a 50 per cent cut on farmers’ electricity bills for running their tubewells. The Chief Minister’s office made the announcement on its official Twitter handle that said the decision to slash the power bills has been taken in the interest of farmers.

While the CM’s office tweet tagged a picture of a newspaper advertisement announcing the relief for farmers, it also mentioned a cut in power bills for urban areas by half.

It was not immediately clear if the relief in urban areas was meant only for farmers in urban villages or all urban residents.

“Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath who is committed to the prosperity of farmers has decided to provide a 50 per cent rebate on the present rate of the electricity on their private tubewells,” the tweet said.

Accordingly, the revised rate for metered power connection would be Rs 1 per unit instead of Rs 2 now and the fixed charge on one horsepower motors would be Rs 35 instead of the present rate of Rs 70 per meter, it said.

Likewise for power connection without meter, the charge would be Rs 85 for one horsepower, half of Rs 170 taken presently.

In Urban areas, those having metered connection, electricity charge per unit would be Rs 3 in place of the present rate of Rs 6 and fixed meter rental charge of Rs 65 instead of Rs 130 collected currently.

It may be noted that various political parties have been outdoing each other in promising freebies, especially free electricity, among others ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in five states, including Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa and Manipur.

In Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party and Aam Aadmi Party have promised to provide free up to 300 units of electricity, if voted to power.

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