ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Electricity Tariffs in Karnataka

V Ranganathan The recent hike in power tariff in Karnataka has evoked unprecedented protest from consumer groups in the State. Among the criticisms levelled are the inefficiency of the Karnataka State Electricity Board, which has been attributed to the absence of competition from the private sector, and the subsidy to farmers. The paper attempts a proper scrutiny of the various factors underlying the tariff revision.

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