Delhi AAP govt announces 50% cut in power tariff & free water 20,000 litres. Aam Aadmi Party fulfilled their first promise and announce 50% cut in power Tarrif and free 20000 litres water today on Wednesday slashed power tariff by 50% for consumption up to 400 units per month. AAP has recently won 67 seats on lok Sabha election and he promised Delhiites to decrease electricity tarrif to 50% and 20,000 litres free water and from Wednesday he has started fulfilling his promised. The AAP first major decision will benefit around 90 per cent of the Delhiites in the city. Scroll down the know full details of His latest decision.
AAP announces free water and electricity
Addressing a press conference, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said, “We had promised to reduce power tariffs. Families using power till 400 units will get it at half the price and this will be effective from the 1st of March.” says Dna India.
However, “Those families using more than 400 units will have to pay the entire bill,” he added. says Dna India.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia also announced that government will also provide 20,000 litres of free water to every household per month.
However, water tariff will be charged if the consumption limit exceeds 20,000 litres. The free water scheme will come into force from March 1.
Announcing the decision after a meeting of the cabinet, deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said a sum of Rs 250 crore would be earmarked in the budget to meet the power and water subsidies.
Sisodia said consumers getting free water will not require to pay for sewer charges. (Source : Dna india)