Govt to cut tariff for tube wells.

 
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ISLAMABAD -- The government is considering a plan to reduce electricity rates for agriculture tube wells to ensure sufficient quantity of water for irrigation especially in Balochistan.

PM's Finance Adviser Hafeez Sheikh on Tuesday held meeting regarding the enforcement of fuel price adjustment for agricultural tube wells.

Since Jan 1, government is providing electricity to agricultural tube wells at a cost of Rs5.35 per unit during peak and off-peak hours to ensure provision of adequate water to crops.

In the past, Rs10.35 per unit was...

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