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Electricity Consumers To Pay More In Odisha From October 1

Bhubaneswar24/9/20: Electricity consumers in Odisha will have to pay more towards power bills as the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) today approved a hike in energy tariff by 20 paise per unit for retail consumers.

However, the revised rates will not be applicable to Kutir Jyoti (BPL Consumers) and agricultural consumers.

While approving the average cost of supply as 524.62 paise for the FY 2020-21, the Commission has fixed 270 paise/unit up to 50 units, 450 paise/unit for the consumption above 50 units and up to 200 units, 550 paise/unit for the consumption above 200 units and up to 400 units and 590 paise/unit for the consumption above 400 units for the domestic category.

The revised rates will come into effect from October 1, 2020.

There is no change in meter rent, monthly minimum fixed charge (MMFC) and demand charge.

The OERC said 2% rebate over and above normal rebates will be allowed on the bill to the low transmission domestic and single-phase general-purpose category of consumers only over and above all the rebates who pay through digital means. This rebate will be applicable to the current month bill if paid in full.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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