The power tariff hike announced on 31 May 2013 came into effect in Uttar Pradesh on 10 June 2013. Domestic users would now pay 35 percent more for power, while the rural sector would have to pay 45 percent more. Director (Commercial) of the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) confirmed the hike.
For bills till 9 June 2013, the old power tariff structure would be used.
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