Electricity Per Unit Price in Pakistan 2021 – Bijli Rate Per Unit Today

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Electricity is costly in Pakistan, in this scenario you should know how much it costs and what is the per unit electricity rate in Pakistan 2021. Electricity which is commonly called Bijli in national language of Pakistan. It is supplied through divisional electric supply companies all over the country in Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan and KPK provinces. There is little difference in prices per unit.

NEPRA, The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority is controlling and regulating the electricity supply in Pakistan. NEPRA decides and provides suggestions to increase or decrease the rate of electricity to government of Pakistan.

Though in bill calculation section you can easily see per unit rate of electricity we are providing information about prices of all electric supply companies in Pakistan. Electric supply companies are working under the WAPDA, Pakistan Water & Power Development Authority. WAPDA is maintaining power and water resources in Pakistan.

Electricity per Unit Price in Pakistan

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Electricity per Unit Price in Pakistan August 2021 – Bijli Rate

Electricity prices range from Rs. 2 to Rs. 23 per unit in domestic connections. However rates are higher in Commercial, industrial, agricultural category connections.

Domestic Connection per unit rate

Prices differ with respect to number of units consumed. There are unit slabs against which cost is different.

Number of UnitsRate per 1 Unit (kWh)
1-50Rs. 2
1-100Rs. 7.36
101-200Rs. 9.68
201-300Rs. 12.15
301-700Rs. 20.82
Above 700Rs. 23.92

Commercial Connection per unit rate

Load TypeRate per Unit (kWh)
Less than 5kW loadRs. 20.66
More than 5kW loadRs. 24.14

Today: August 01, 2021

Note: FC Surcharge @ Rs. 0.43/kWh and NJ Surcharge @ 0.10/kWh are applicable in addition to above on all consumer categories except life line.

Structure of Electricity prices in Pakistan:

Structure of electricity cost is consisted of following parameters.

  1. Electric Supply Company Charges
    • Cost of Units Consumed as per unit rate
    • Meter rent (not applicable to everyone)
    • Service rent (not applicable to everyone)
    • Fuel Price Adjustment
    • C Surcharge
    • R Surcharge
    • QTR Tarrif ADJ/DMC
  2. Government Charges
    • Electricity Duty
    • TV Fee
    • General Sales Tax (GST)

Electricity Bill Calculation in Pakistan:

If your connection is domestic you can easily calculate your monthly bill if you know the number of consumed electricity units. Below I have given an example of bill calculation MEPCO company.

Example bill calculation – MEPCO:

Number of electricity units: 433

Electric Company Charges:

  1. Cost of Electricity = 300×11 = 3645 +  55 = 2600.15 , Total Cost = 6245.15
  2. C Surcharge = @ 3% of cost = 186.19
  3. QTR Tarrif = @ 11.1% of cost = 697.13
  4. Total MEPCO Charges = Cost+ F.C Surcharge+ QTR Tarrif = 47

Government Charges:

  1. Electricity Duty = 104.13
  2. TV Fee = 35
  3. GST Tax = 1230
  4. Total Government Charges = 1369

Total Bill

Electric Company Charges + Government Charges = Rs. 8,498

bijli bill calculation

These rates are applicable to all below electric companies in Pakistan.

  • MEPCO – Multan Electric Power Company
  • LESCO – Lahore Electric Supply Company
  • GEPCO – Gujranwala Electric Power Company
  • FESCO – Faisalabad Electric Supply Company
  • IESCO – Islamabad Electric Supply Company
  • PESCO – Peshawar Electric Supply Company
  • HESCO – Hyderabad Electric Supply Company
  • SEPCO – Sukkur Electric Power Company
  • QESCO – Quetta Electric Supply Company
  • TESCO – Tribal Areas Electric Supply Company

You can also download or check your duplicate electricity bill online from respective company website.

Nepra Electricity Price News August 2021:

NEPRA announces reduction in electricity rates. The notification issued by NEPRA states that a public hearing on fuel adjustment charges was held on June 29, 2021, as a result of which CPPA had requested a reduction of 12 paisa per unit in support of fuel adjustment charges. ۔

NEPRA further said that the authority has decided to reduce the electricity tariff by 26 paisa per unit and it will be applicable only to the bills for the month of August and all customers of Discos except up to 300 unit users, lifeline and agricultural. Consumers will benefit.

In addition, the industrial consumers who are availing the industrial support package will not get the benefit of negative fuel adjustment charges on the additional low priced unit but will definitely get the benefit of negative fuel adjustment charges up to the basic tariff.

According to NEPRA, the fuel price adjustment will not apply to K-Electric customers.

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