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Relief for Chhattisgarh steel units; new power tariff applicable from Apr 1

State Electricity Regulatory Commission slashed tariff for mini steel plant by Rs 1.40 per unit

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Representational image. The steel plants in Chattisgarh would now pay Rs 4.60 per unit. 

In a major relief to the ailing steel industry in Chhattisgarh, the state government slashed the power tariff for the units.   The Chhattisgarh State Electricity Regulatory Commission had announced new power tariff that would be effective from April 1. The department of energy issued the notification accordingly, slashing the power tariff for the mini steel plant by Rs 1.40 per unit.   “The cut in power tariff would be a big relief for the industry in Chhattisgarh as the industrialists could now stand in competition with the neighbouring states,” Ashok ...