NEW DELHI: Acting on its poll promises, AAP government on Wednesday announced a reduction in power tariff.

“Families using power till 400 units per month will get it on half the price,” deputy CM Delhi Manish Sisodia announced in a press conference.

“Those families using more than 400 units per month will have to pay the entire bill,” Manish Sisodia added.

This will be effective from the March 1, Manish Sisodia said.

The reduction in power tariff will benefit 90% families in Delhi, Sisodia said.

The government had allocated Rs 70 crore for this subsidy for a month. From April 1, the budget allocation for this scheme will be Rs 1,427 crore per annum.

Manish Sisodia also said that the Delhi government will provide 20,000 litres of free water per month to every household… see more

source: times of india