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Electricity bill calculator: How much will your bill cost this year after latest tariff hike?

11:33 AM | 17 Jul, 2023
Electricity bill calculator: How much will your bill cost this year after latest tariff hike?
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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s National Electric Power Regulatory Authority has increased electricity tariff by Rs4.96 per unit for ongoing fiscal year (FY24) in line of the demands of International Monetary Fund (IMF) as the country is facing worst debt crisis.

With the latest tax hike, the base tariff moves up to almost Rs30 per unit, from the current national average base tariff of Rs24 per unit.

Besides the increase in base taxes, the federal government increased the duration of electricity's peak hours from July 1. The peak hours have been increased by two hours. Previously, they were from 6 pm to 10 pm, but now they will be from 5 pm to 11 pm.1 day ago

New taxes of power tariff and additional charges

100 Units per Month

If the government approves NEPRA’s suggestions, the power consumers using around 100 units per month will see a surge of around Rs500 in their bills as the base tariff has been increased from Rs13.4 per unit to Rs18.36 per unit for this slab. The minimum bill will be Rs1840.

200 Units per Month

Those using 200 power units and more will pay Rs1,000 more and the total bill will be increased from Rs3,700 to Rs4,700. For this slab, the base tariff will rise to 23.91 per unit.

300 Units per Month

People, who consume 300 units or more in a month will see their bills upto Rs8,000 or more.

400 Units per Month

Power consumers, who use slight usage of ACs and other appliances and used 400 or more units, will get a minimum bill of Rs12,300.

500 Units per Month

People using 500 power units or more will saw a huge surge in their electricity bills and will be up to Rs16,000.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 14 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 14, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 14 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 299.95 302.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76


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