Port Blair, June 9: The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC), Gurgaon has approved the retail tariff for Financial Year 2020-21 in A&N Islands with effect from 1st June 2020 vide its Order dated 18th May, 2020.

Salient Features:

  1. The limit on monthly energy consumption for Lifeline Connection has been increased to 100 units/month and beyond it, the entire consumption for such consumers shall be charged at Domestic tariff.
  2. A single part tariff for E.V. Charging Stations introduced, where the Fixed Charges have been removed and the Energy Charges have been rationalised on the basis of ABR. to promote the use of Electric Vehicles (E.V.).
  3. This Order shall come into force with effect from 1st June, 2020 and shall, unless amended or revoked, continue to be in force till further orders of the Commission.

The approved tariff schedule is available in the website of JERC- www.jercuts.gov.in and in the departmental website  http://electricity.and.nic.in.