State Wise Electricity Tariff in India 2021| Unit Rate List!

The electricity bill is a critical component of every household budget in India.

State Wise Electricity Tariff in India

We have witnessed people chalking out strategies to use their appliances carefully to ensure that the consumption does not cross the threshold limit. It is because there are different tariffs for different consumption slabs.

Besides, the electricity tariff is different from one Indian state to another. The rates are subject to change frequently.

Our readers would love to have genuine information on the electric unit price in India state-wise. A comprehensive compilation of electricity tariffs in each Indian state should help users get the required information at a single location.

This article concentrates on Low-Tension domestic users alone in India. These rates do not apply to commercial users and High-Tension connections.

Electricity Tariff in different states in India

For convenience, we shall divide our states into different regions, depending on their locations.

The Southern States

Andhra Pradesh

Here is the electricity unit price in Andhra Pradesh.

Domestic Consumers (Low Tension Supply)
Usage in units (KWh)Fixed Charges per month in Rs per KWEnergy Charges – Rs per unit consumed
APSPDCLAPEPDCLAPCPDCL
Group A – Users with consumption up to 75 units per month
0 to 50101.451.651.45
51 to 75102.62.82.6
Group B – Users with consumption more than 75 and up to 225 units per month
0 to 50102.62.82.6
51 to 100102.62.82.6
101 to 200103.63.83.6
201 to 225106.97.146.9
Group C – Users with consumption more than 225 units per month
0 to 50102.652.852.65
51 to 100103.353.63.35
101 to 200105.45.65.4
201 to 300107.17.37.1
301 to 400107.958.27.95
401 to 500108.59.158.5
Above 500109.9510.29.95
Townships, colonies, gated communities, and villas get HT supply and hence have a different flat rate structure
All usage75777
  • APERC (Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission) approves the electricity tariff in Andhra Pradesh. This tariff is valid for FY 2021-22. Table No 75 details the electricity tariff for all customers. We reproduce the relevant figures for LT domestic customers alone.
  • These charges are applicable from April 01, 2021, to March 31, 2022, in respect of three distribution entities, APSPDCL, APEPDCL, and APCPDCL.
  • The meter reading is on a monthly basis.
  • Households with load up to 5KW get a single-phase connection, and those with higher loads are eligible for three-phase connections.
  • Consumers with 500 units or more can opt for a smart meter that entitles them to a rebate of Re 1 per unit from 10 am to 12 noon.
  • There are three different tariff schedules, depending on the usage. Group A applies to users with consumption of up to 75 units in the billing cycle. Group B is for consumers with consumption between 76 and 225 units, and Group C for consumption more than 225 units in the billing cycle.

Telangana

Here is the electricity unit price in Telangana.

Domestic Consumers – Low Tension Supply
Units Consumed (in KWh)Fixed Charge in RsCustomer charge in RsEnergy Charge in Rs per unit
Consumption up to 100 units per month
0 to 50Zero25 – if consumption is below 501.45
51 to 100Zero30 – if consumption is more than 502.6
Consumption above 100 units per month and up to 200 units per month
0 to 100ZeroNA3.3
101 to 200Zero504.3
Consumption above 200 units per month
0 to 200ZeroNA5
201 to 300Zero60 – only if consumption is below 300 units7.2
301 to 400Zero808.5
401 to 800Zero809
Above 800Zero809.5
  • Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) has stipulated the electricity tariff for FY 2018-19. The same continues even today.
  • Page 3 of the TSERC Press Release lists out the retail supply tariff rates and terms and conditions.
  • The meter reading is monthly.
  • There are three Low-Tension supply categories. Depending on the category, the minimum charges vary. These charges apply if there is zero consumption in a specific billing cycle.
  • LT I(A) – Contracted Load of 1000 watts and below – Single Phase – Rs 25 pm
  • LT I(B)(i) – Contracted Load of above 1000 watts – Single Phase – Rs 50 pm
  • LT I(B)(ii) – Contracted Load of above 1000 watts – Three Phase – Rs 150 pm
  • Besides, customers have to pay customer charges, depending on their monthly consumption.

Tamil Nadu

Here is the electricity unit price in Tamil Nadu

For domestic users
Consumer Category and Slabs (units)Energy charges per unit (Rs)Fixed Charges for two months (Rs)Energy charges after subsidy (Rs per unit)Fixed Charges after subsidy (Rs)
Consumption – Bimonthly – up to 100 units
0 to 1002.53000
Consumption above 100 units and up to 200 units (bimonthly)
0 to 1002.530020
101 to 2002.5301.520
Consumption above 200 units and up to 500 units bimonthly
0 to 1002.540030
101 to 2002.540230
201 to 500340330
Consumption above 500 units bimonthly
0 to 1002.550050
101 to 2003.5503.550
201 to 5004.6504.650
Above 5006.6506.650
  • Tamil Nadu Energy Regulatory Commission has approved the electricity tariff with effect from August 11, 2017. The rates are in force today.
  • Tamil Nadu has a bi-monthly billing cycle.
  • The TN Government offers free electricity for the first 100 units consumed by the user in a two-month billing cycle.
  • The fixed charge depends on the number of units consumed.

Karnataka

Here is the electricity unit price in Karnataka.

Tariff applicable to all areas under Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), Municipal Corporations, and other Urban Local Bodies
Fixed Charges per MonthFor the first KWRs 85.00
For every additional KW up to 50KWRs 95 per KW
For every additional KW above 50KWRs 150 per KW
Energy Charges0 to 50 unitsRs 4.10 per unit
51 to 100 unitsRs 5.55 per unit
101 to 200 unitsRs 7.10 per unit
Above 200 unitsRs 8.15 per unit
Applicable to areas under village panchayats
Fixed Charges per MonthFor the first KWRs 70 per KW
For every additional KW up to 50KWRs 85 per KW
For every additional KW above 50KWRs 140 per KW
Energy Charges per month0 to 50 unitsRs 4.00 per unit
51 to 100 unitsRs 5.25 per unit
101 to 200 unitsRs 6.80 per unit
Above 200 unitsRs 7.65 per unit
  • Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission stipulates the electricity tariff for the state’s customers vide their order dated June 09, 2021. Page No 354 of this order details the rate schedule for LT consumers.
  • This tariff order applies to all the five power distribution companies in Karnataka, namely, BESCOM, GESCOM, MESCOM, HESCOM, and CESC.
  • The Government of Karnataka entirely subsidizes the tariff for Bhagya Jyoti and Kutira Jyoti consumers. Generally, the GOK releases the subsidy amount in advance. If it does not do so, the Commissioned Determined Tariff (CDT) for LT-1 is Rs 8.42 per unit, subject to a minimum of Rs 60 per installation per month. However, if the unit consumption is more than 40 units a month, the tariff will be as per the following schedule. The same applies if the BJ/KJ has more than one installation outlet.
  • Karnataka follows a monthly billing cycle.

Kerala

Here is the electricity unit price in Kerala.

For Low Tension Domestic Consumers
Slab (units)Fixed Charges – Single Phase in RsFixed Charges – Three Phase in RsEnergy Charge in Rs per unit
0 to 40 - BPL001.5
0 to 50 – Non BPL35903.15
51 to 10045903.7
101 to 150551004.8
151 to 200701006.4
201 to 250801007.6
Non-telescopic charges
0 to 3001001105.8
0 to 3501101106.6
0 to 4001201206.9
0 to 5001301307.1
More than 5001501507.9
  • The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission has vide their orders dated July 08, 2019, stipulated the electricity tariff for consumers for the period 2018-19 to 2021-22.
  • Kerala has a monthly billing cycle.
  • The slab structure changes if the consumption exceeds 250 units.
  • The consumers get the benefit of the telescopic tariff of up to 250 units. Above 250 units, there is no telescopic tariff.
  • Load up to 1KW and 40 units consumption is categorized as BPL.

Goa

  • The Electricity Department, Government of Goa, has stipulated the tariff order vide Petition 39/2020. Schedule 11.1 lists out the tariff schedule in detail.

Here is the electricity unit price in Goa.

Domestic Low-Tension – D/LT-D
Category (Units)Single Phase – Fixed Charges in RsThree-Phase Fixed Charges in RsEnergy Charges Rs/unit
0 to 10025651.5
101 to 20025652.25
201 to 30025652.85
301 to 40025653.65
Above 40025654.25
For Low Tension LIG Consumers50-0
  • LIG consumer constitutes having a sanctioned load of 0.1 KW and consuming up to 30 units per month.
  • For premises or flats kept locked for more than three months and having a sanctioned load of more than 10KW, the minimum charges would be Rs 1000 monthly.

Western States

Maharashtra

  • Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission lays down the various terms and conditions of electricity supply to be followed by the different power distribution companies in Maharashtra.
  • MERC has revised the power tariff from April 01, 2020, and it will continue to be in force until 2025.
  • There are four power distribution companies in Maharashtra, MSEDCL, Adani Electricity Mumbai Ltd, Tata Power, and BEST.

Here is the electricity unit price in Maharashtra.

  1. MSEDCL – Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co Ltd supplies electricity across most of Maharashtra, including some parts of Mumbai. The tariff charges are listed in Annexure 2 in its Press Note and are valid for FY 2021-22.
Low Tension Residential Category – for the FY 2021-22
UnitsFixed Charge in RsWheeling Charge in Rs per unitEnergy Charge in Rs per unit
Residential BPL2701.14
Residential – Non BPL
1 to 1001021.383.44
101 to 3001021.387.34
301 to 5001021.3810.36
Above 5001021.3811.82
Three Phase Charges340--

Note – The Press Note also includes the electricity tariff for the subsequent financial years with minor increments every year.

Tariff applicable to residential for the FY 2021-22
UnitsFixed Charge in RsWheeling Charge in Rs per unitEnergy Charge in Rs per unit
BPL Category101.461
Residential – Non BPL
0 to 100751.463.05
101 to 3001151.465
301 to 5001151.466.65
Above 5001401.467.8

Note – The order includes the electricity tariff for the subsequent financial years with minor adjustments every year.

BPL category constitutes residential consumers with a sanctioned load up to 0.25KW and those who have consumed a maximum of up to 360 units per annum in the previous financial year.

Tariff applicable to residential for the FY 2021-22
UnitsFixed Charge in RsWheeling Charge in Rs per unitEnergy Charge in Rs per unit
BPL Category101.881
Residential – Non BPL
0 to 100751.881.75
101 to 3001151.884.3
301 to 5001151.887.75
Above 5001401.888.45
Tariff applicable to residential for the FY 2021-22
UnitsFixed Charge in RsWheeling Charge in Rs per unitEnergy Charge in Rs per unit
BPL Category101.441.24
Residential – Non BPL
0 to 100751.441.74
101 to 3001151.444.37
301 to 5001151.447.21
Above 5001401.448.77

Note – The tariff schedule lists out the electricity unit price for Mumbai up to FY 2024-25 with minor annual adjustments.

Gujarat

  • Gujarat Electricity Board has been restructured into seven companies, including four power distribution companies based on geographical boundaries.
  • PGVCL – Western Gujarat region, including Saurashtra and Kachchh.
  • DGVCL – Southern Gujarat region
  • UGVCL – Northern Gujarat region
  • MGVCL – Central Gujarat region
  • The electricity tariff in this schedule applies to all the four power distribution companies listed above.
  • Gujarat electricity consumers are subject to monthly electricity billing.
  • Single Phase supply is for aggregate load up to 6KW
  • Three Phase supply is for aggregate load above 6KW
  • The electricity bill comprises fixed charges, electricity charges, Fuel Power Purchase Price Adjustment @ Rs 1.90 per unit, and electricity duty of 15% in urban areas (rural – 7.50%).

Here is the electricity unit price for Gujarat

Tariff for the non-rural category for the FY 2021-22
Fixed ChargesElectricity charges
Load in KWCharges in RsUnits consumedCharges in Rs per unit
Up to 2KW151 to 503.05
Above 2KW and up to 4KW2551 to 1003.5
Above 4KW and up to 6kW45101 to 2504.15
Above 6KW70Above 2505.2
Exclusively for BPL Consumers
Irrespective of load51 to 501.5
51 to 1003.5
101 to 2504.15
Above 2515.2
Tariff for the rural category for the FY 2021-22
Fixed ChargesElectricity charges
Load in KWCharges in RsUnits consumedCharges in Rs per unit
Up to 2KW151 to 502.65
Above 2KW and up to 4KW2551 to 1003.1
Above 4KW and up to 6kW45101 to 2503.75
Above 6KW70Above 2504.9
Exclusively for BPL Consumers
Irrespective of load51 to 501.5
51 to 1003.1
101 to 2503.75
Above 2514.9

Besides the four power distribution companies in Gujarat, Torrent Power supplies electricity to Ahmedabad, Surat, Gandhinagar, Dahej, and Dholera.

Here is the Torrent Power tariff for 2021-22.

Tariff for the FY 2021-22 (Up to an including 15 KW)
Fixed ChargesElectricity charges
PhaseCharges in RsUnits consumedCharges in Rs per unit
Single Phase251 to 503.2
Three Phase6551 to 2003.95
Above 2005
Exclusively for BPL Consumers
Flat Rate51 to 501.5
51 to 2003.95
Above 2005

The above rates are for Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar area. The rates for Surat and Dahej are slightly different.

Rajasthan

Here is the electricity unit price in Rajasthan

Tariff for the FY 2021-22
Fixed ChargesElectricity charges
For General Domestic Consumers
Consumption (above 50 units per month)Charges in RsUnits consumedCharges in Rs per unit
GD 1 – up to 150 units2301 to 504.75
GD 2 – up to 30027551 to 1506.5
GD 3 – up to 500345151 to 3007.35
GD 4 – Above 500400301 to 5007.65
Above 5007.95
Exclusively for BPL and Astha Card Consumers and Small Domestic Customers
Up to 50 units1001 to 503.5
Small Domestic – Above 50 units125SD Customers - 1 to 503.85
Above 50Rates as per general domestic consumer usage
  • Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission stipulates the electricity tariff for Rajasthan state.
  • Fixed charges depend on the average monthly consumption of the previous financial year.
  • Domestic connections in rural areas get a 10% rebate on the fixed charges.
  • BPL and Astha Cardholders domestic tariff applies to individuals alone.
  • BPL and Astha Cardholders and small domestic consumers consuming more than 50 units are treated at par with the general consumer category for the consumption of over 50 units.
  • The subsidy is available for small domestic consumers if their consumption does not exceed 50 units.
  • A rebate of 25 paise per unit up to a maximum of Rs 300 per month is available for five years if the consumer installs and uses an approved solar water heating system.
  • Consumers opting for a prepaid metering system get a rebate of 15 paise per unit.

Northern States

Delhi

Here is the electricity unit price in Delhi.

Tariff Schedule for 2020-21 for Domestic Connections 
ConnectionsFixed Charge Rs/KW/monthUnits consumptionCharges in Rs/unit
Up to 2 KW200 to 2003
More than 2 KW and up to 5 KW50201 to 4004.5
More than 5 KW and up to 15 KW100401 to 8006.5
More than 15 KW and up to 25 KW200801 to 12007
More than 25 KW250More than 12008
  • Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission decides the electricity tariff that power distribution companies can charge its customers vide its order dated August 28, 2020.
  • Power distribution companies procure power from approved sources and supply it to customers at retail tariffs determined by DERC. These companies pass on the burden to the consumers by including the amount in their fixed charges.
  • Consumers have to pay a surcharge of 8% to enable the power distribution companies to recover their past deficits.
  • An additional surcharge of 3.8% is levied towards the funding of the Pension trust.
  • Besides, there is an electricity duty of 5%.
  • Delhi has announced a unique subsidy of NIL energy charge for up to 200 units consumption and 50% for consumption between 200 and 400 units subject to consumption up to 400 units only.

Punjab

Here is the electricity unit price in Punjab.

Domestic Consumption Tariff for FY 2021-22
Load Up to Fixed Charges (Rs/KW)Units ConsumedCharges Rs/kWh
2 KW351 to 1003.49
101 to 3005.84
Above 3007.3
More than 2 KW and up to 7 KW601 to 1003.74
101 to 3005.84
Above 3007.3
More than 7 KW and up to 50 KW951 to 1004.64
101 to 3006.5
Above 3007.5
More than 50 KW and up to 100 KW115All Units6.43
More than 100 KW125All units6.63

Haryana

Here is the electricity unit price in Haryana.

Domestic Electricity Tariff for the FY 2021-22
Units SlabFixed Charge Rs/KWMMC Rs/KWEnergy Charges – Rs/KW
Category 1 – Total Consumption up to 100 units per month
0 to 50NilRs 115 up to 2 KW and Rs 70 above 2 KW2
51 to 100Nil2.5
Category 2 – Consumption of more than 100 units and up to 800 units per month
0 to 150NilRs 125 up to 2 KW and Rs 75 above 2 KW2.5
151 to 250Nil5.25
251 to 500Nil6.3
501 to 800Nil7.1
Category 3 – Consumption of more than 800 units per month
All consumptionNilSame as Category 27.1
  • Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission stipulates the electricity tariff in Haryana State for all consumer categories.
  • Domestic consumers get the benefit of telescopic rates for the first 800 units. However, once the monthly consumption crosses 800 units, the consumer has to pay @ Rs 7.10 per unit for the entire consumption.

Uttarakhand

Here is the electricity unit price in Uttarakhand.

Domestic Consumption Tariff for 2021-22  
BPL and Kutir Jyoti Consumers
Units ConsumptionFixed Charges in RsEnergy Charges in Rs/unit
BPL and Kutir Jyoti consumers with load up to 1 KW and consumption up to 60 units per month
181.61
Other Customers
1 to 100602.8
101 to 2001204
201 to 4002005.5
Above 4003005.15
Single Point Bulk Supply95 per KW5.15
Domestic consumers in snowbound areas181.61
  • Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission decides the electricity tariff in Uttarakhand State for the electricity distributed by Uttarakhand Power Corporation Limited.
  • The terms and conditions are listed out in this order dated April 26, 2021.

Himachal Pradesh

Here is the electricity unit price in Himachal Pradesh.

Domestic Consumer Tariff for 2021-22
Units ConsumedFixed Charges in RsApproved Tariff Rs/unitGovernment Subsidy in Rs/unitNet Effective Tariff in Rs/unit
Lifeline Consumers
0 to 60403.32.31
Other Consumers
0 to 125703.952.41.55
126 to 300704.851.92.95
Above 300705.451.054.4
Prepaid customersNil4.851.92.95
  • Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission decides the electricity tariff for all consumers.
  • It has detailed its tariff and other terms and conditions in its Press Note dated June 06, 2020.
  • Lifeline consumers get concessional tariffs for consumption of up to 60 units. Any consumption above 60 units attracts tariffs at the rates applicable to general customers.
  • The subsidy offered by the Government is also applicable to prepaid meter customers.
  • Prepaid meter customers do not have to pay any fixed charges, meter rent, and service charges.

Central States

Madhya Pradesh

Here is the electricity unit price in Madhya Pradesh.

Monthly Electricity Tariff Schedule for LT Consumers for 2021-22
Consumption in unitsMonthly fixed charges Urban areas in RsMonthly fixed charges in rural areas in RsEnergy Charges in Rs/unit
BPL Consumers
Up to 30 unitsNilNil3.25
General Consumers
Up to 50 units61464.13
51 to 150102825.05
151 to 30023 for each 0.1 KW load20 for each 0.1 KW load6.45
Above 30025 for each 0.1 KW load23 for each 0.1 KW load6.65
  • Madhya Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission determines the tariff rate for electricity consumption vide Public Notice dated December 17, 2020.
  • The sanctioned load is a maximum of 100 watts for BPL customers, with the consumption cap at 30 units per month. Such consumers do not have to pay any fixed charges, and the unit charge is Rs 3.25 per unit with a minimum of Rs 45.
  • Fixed charges are calculated on the units consumed during the month @ 0.1 KW for every 15 units consumed. Thus, for 125 units, the assessed load will be 0.9 KW, and the fixed charges will be Rs 9 x 23 = Rs 207.
  • The minimum charge of Rs 70 is payable as minimum payment.

Chhattisgarh

Here is the electricity unit rate in Chhattisgarh.

Domestic and BPL Consumers Tariff for 2021-22
Units SlabFixed Charge in Rs/unitEnergy Charge in Rs/unitMinimum Fixed Charge in Rs
0 to 1002.41Single Phase – Rs 40 per month
101 to 2002.51.1
201 to 4003.21.7Three Phase Rs 120 per month
401 to 6003.52
Above 6004.852.45
  • Chhattisgarh State Electricity Regulatory Commission notifies the electricity tariff structure for all consumers in Chhattisgarh vide their order dated May 30, 2020.
  • The single-phase is for loads up to 3 KW, and the three-phase current is for loads up to 112.5 KW.
  • Fixed charges and energy charges are telescopic.
  • Chhattisgarh State provides subsidies to domestic consumers.

Jharkhand

Here is the electricity price rate in Jharkhand.

Summary of Approved Domestic Consumption tariff for 2020-21
CategoryFixed Charges Rs/kWhEnergy charges Rs/unit
LT Domestic754.25
  • Jharkhand State Electricity Regulatory Commission has stipulated the electricity tariff for HT, and LT consumers in the state for the FY 2020-21 vide its order dated September 30, 2020. This tariff is applicable for 2021-22.
  • This tariff applies to rural and urban areas.
  • The fixed charges are Rs 75 per month and the energy charges at Rs 4.25 per unit.

Uttar Pradesh

Here is the electricity unit price in Uttar Pradesh.

Domestic Consumption Tariff
ConsumptionFixed Charge Rs/KWEnergy Charge Rs/unit
Lifeline Customers – Contracted Load up to 1 KW and consumption up to 100 kWh
Metered - Up to 100503
Other than Lifeline consumers – Un-metered
Un-metered – All loads500Nil
Other than Lifeline consumers – Metered
0 to 100903.35
101 to 1503.85
151 to 3005
301 to 5005.5
Above 5006
  • Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission decides on the electricity consumption tariff for 2020-21 vide their Order dated November 11, 2020. This tariff applies to the FY 2021-22 also.
  • The tariff applies to all distribution companies in Uttar Pradesh.

Bihar

Here is the electricity price in Bihar.

LT Consumption Tariff for 2021-22
ConsumptionFixed Charge RsCharge in Rs/unit
Kutir Jyoti – Metered connections – BPL Consumers
0 to 50106.1
Above 50As per DS-I or DS-II
DS-I Rural – Metered
0 to 50206.1
51 to 1006.4
Above 1006.7
DS-II Demand Based
0 to 100406.1
101 to 2006.95
Above 2008.05
DS-III Demand-Based
All units407.4
  • Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission determines the domestic and other electricity tariff for the FY 2021-22 vide order dated March 19, 2021.
  • Though the single-phase is permitted for loads up to 7 KW, consumers have an option to choose for a 3-phase above 5 KW.

Eastern States

West Bengal

  • West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd applies the following electricity tariff as per WSERC order for 2017-18. The same tariff continues today.
  • The consumption slabs are applicable quarterly.
  • West Bengal has two power distribution companies, WBSEDCL and CESC.

Here is the electricity unit price in West Bengal.

WBSEDCL Domestic Tariff applicable to 2021-22
Units ConsumedFixed Charges in RsElectricity charges in Rs/unit (Rural)Electricity charges in Rs/unit (Urban)
1 to 102155.265.3
103 to 1805.865.97
181 to 3006.736.97
301 to 6007.237.31
601 to 9007.327.58
Above 9008.998.99
CESC Domestic Tariff applicable to 2021-22
Units ConsumedFixed Charges in RsElectricity charges in Rs/unit
0 to 25154.89
26 to 605.4
61 to 1006.41
101 to 1507.16
151 to 2007.33
201 to 3007.33
Above 3008.92
  • WBSEDCL offers an optional prepaid tariff scheme where the rate is Rs 6.64 per unit consumed for all units, and the fixed charges are Rs 15. It applies to urban and rural clientele.
  • Similarly, CESC has an optional prepaid tariff scheme where the rate is Rs 7.22 per unit consumed for all consumption. 

Orissa

Here is the electricity unit price in Orissa.

Domestic Supply Tariff with effect from April 04, 2021
Units ConsumedFixed Charge in Rs for the first KW or part thereofMonthly Fixed Charge for additional KW or part thereofElectricity Charges in Rs/unit
Kutir Jyothi – Up to 30 units per month
Up to 30 units80-Nil
Domestic Consumption – Others
0 to 5020203
51 to 2004.8
201 to 4005.8
Above 4006.2
General Purpose Less Than 110 KVA
0 to 10030305.9
101 to 3007
Above 3007.6
  • Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission stipulates the electricity tariff for all customers vide their order dated March 26, 2021.
  • Domestic Kutir Jyothi consumers pay a fixed monthly charge of Rs 80. On the other hand, electricity is free for consumption up to 30 units.
  • Meter rent and reconnection charges are collected for 60 months. Subsequently, it should stop.

Sikkim

Here is the electricity unit price in Sikkim.

Domestic Consumption Tariff – 2021-22
Unit Consumption SlabMinimum Charges RsElectricity charges in Rs/unit
0 to 50Single Phase – Rs 501
51 to 1002
101 to 200Three Phase – Rs 2003
201 to 4003.5
401 and above4
  • Sikkim State Electricity Regulatory Commission decides the electricity tariff rates for all electricity consumption in Sikkim. Recently, Sikkim has reduced its tariff for domestic consumption.

North Eastern States

Assam

Here is the electricity unit price in Assam

Domestic Consumption Tariff – 2021-22
Units ConsumedFixed Charge in RsEnergy Charge in Rs/unit
Category 1 – Jeevan Dhara – Connected Load less than 0.5 KW and consumption of 30 units a month
Up to 30204.25
Category – 2 – Domestic A – Connected load up to 5 KW
0 to 12050 per KW per month4.9
121 to 2406.15
Above 2407.15
Category 3 – Domestic B – Connected Load more than 5 KW and up to 25 KW
All consumption50 per KW per month6.75
  • Assam Electricity Regulatory Commission stipulates the electricity consumption tariff for APDCL for 2021-22 vide their order dated February 15, 2021.
  • Any tax of electrical duty is payable separately by the consumers in addition to the tariff.

Manipur

Here is the electricity unit price in Manipur.

Domestic Power Consumption Tariff – 2021-22
Units ConsumedFixed Charge – RsEnergy Charges – Rs/unit
Kutir Jyothi or BPL Consumers – Total consumption in last three months less than 45 units
All units25 per month per connection2.1
Domestic – LT Category 2
0 to 10065 per month per KW5.1
101 to 2005.95
Above 2006.75

Mizoram

Here is the electricity unit price in Mizoram.

Subsidized Tariff approved by JERC for 2021-22
Units ConsumedFixed Charges in RsEnergy Charges in Rs/unit
Kutir Jyothi
0 to 2025 per connection2.5
Above 203.15
Domestic
0 to 10050 per contracted load in kWh4.8
101 to 2005.5
Above 2005.9

Nagaland

Here is the electricity unit price in Nagaland.

Domestic Electricity Consumption – 2021-22
Units Consumption SlabFixed Charges in RsEnergy Charges in Rs/unit
Up to 30Rs 10 per connection per month4.7
31 to 1005.45
101 to 2506
Above 2507

Tripura

Here is the electricity unit price for Tripura

Domestic Consumption Tariff – 2021-22
Units Consumed SlabFixed Charges in RsEnergy Charges in Rs/unit
0 to 50 (Rural)154.03
0 to 50 (Urban)254.84
51 to 100405.98
151 to 300506.16
Above 300507.2
3-Phase connections – Compulsory above 5 KW
All units50 per KW per month7.2
  • Tripura Electricity Regulatory Commission decides the electricity consumption tariff in Tripura for 2020-21. The same tariff is applicable for 2021-22.
  • Kutir Jyothi consumers have to pay a fixed tariff of Rs 62 per connection per month.

Meghalaya

Here is the electricity unit price in Meghalaya.

Domestic Consumption Tariff – 2021-22
Units Consumed SlabFixed Charge RsEnergy Charges in Rs/unit
Kutir Jyothi – Consumption of 30 units per month
Up to 30 units603.65
Above 30 unitsAs per domestic consumer rates
Domestic Customers
Up to 100604
101 to 2004.4
Above 2006

Union Territories

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Here is the electricity unit price for Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Domestic Power Consumption – 2021-22
Units Consumption SlabFixed Charges in RsEnergy Charges in Rs for customers opting for solar powerEnergy Charges in Rs without solar
0 to 100Single Phase – Rs 20 per connection per month
Three-phase – Rs 70
2.052.25
101 to 2002.055
201 to 5007.27.2
Above 5008.58.5

Chandigarh

Here is the electricity unit price in Chandigarh for 2021-22.

Domestic Power Consumption – 2021-22
Units Consumption SlabFixed Charge in Rs/KW/monthEnergy Charges in Rs/unit
0 to 150102.5
151 to 4004.25
Above 4004.65

Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli

  • The power supply to Low Income Group is Rs 15 per service connection per month.
  • The tariff schedule is the same for Daman and Diu and Dadra Nagar haveli.

Here is the electricity unit price in Daman and Diu.

Domestic Power Consumption – 2021-22
Units Consumption SlabFixed Charge in Rs/KW/monthEnergy Charges in Rs/unit
0 to 100Single Phase – Rs 20

Three Phase – Rs 45
1.4
101 to 2002
201 to 4002.5
401 and above3

Lakshadweep

Here is the electricity unit price in Lakshadweep.

Domestic Power Consumption – 2021-22
Units Consumption SlabFixed Charge in Rs/KW/monthEnergy Charges in Rs/unit
Lifeline Connections – up to 100 units101
Domestic Connections
0 to 100Single Phase – Rs 10

Three Phase – Rs 70
1.35
101 to 2003.1
201 to 3005.2
Above 3006.85

Puducherry

Here is the electricity unit price in Puducherry.

Domestic Power Consumption – 2021-22
Units Consumption SlabFixed Charge in Rs/KW/monthEnergy Charges in Rs/unit
Lifeline Services – up to 50 unitsNil1
General – Domestic and Cottage
0 to 100401.55
101 to 200452.6
201 to 300454.65
Above 300456.05

One should note that besides the consumption slabs, other factors that affect your electricity bill are fuel surcharge, fixed charges for contracted load, government subsidy, power purchase cost adjustment, and others. You get this information on your electricity bill.

Every house has an electricity meter installed on its premises. One can monitor the reading regularly to understand their daily consumption.

Some states have a monthly electricity bill payment cycle, whereas most Indian states stipulate a bi-monthly billing structure. Therefore, you should check up with your electricity provider about your billing cycles.

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