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Power tariff goes up 2.97%, gas 26.29
Special Correspondent
Published :Thursday, 27 August, 2015,  Time : 5:17 PM  View Count : 68
Government has increased the electricity tariff by 2.97 percent and gas price by 26.29 percent for retail customers.

It will be effective from September 1.

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission ( BERC)  announced the price hike on Thursday afternoon .

According to the announcement , customers will pay Tk 600 and Tk 650 for single and double burners respectively.

During 2013 and 2014, the Awami League government hiked power prices six times – the latest by a big slap of 6.96 percent in March last year.


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