The price of electricity for commercial, industrial and Azad Jammu and Kashmir consumers was on been raised on Monday on an immediate basis.
According to the Water and Power Ministry, the per unit cost for commercial peak hours has been raised from Rs 14.70 to Rs 18 per unit.
For usage of up to 20kilowatts during peak hours, per unit cost has been increased to Rs 16.
According to the Water and Power Ministry, industries using up to 40kilowatts would now be charged Rs 15 per unit, while the per unit cost for industrial consumers in the evening has been raised to Rs 18.
The off-peak per unit cost for industries has been raised from Rs 8 to Rs 13, while for industries receiving 500KV, the price has been raised to Rs14 per unit.
Per unit cost for Azad Jammu and Kashmir has been raised to Rs 12.22 per unit.