The Uttarakhand government has decided to provide 100 units of electricity free of cost every month to domestic consumers in the state.
There are about 1.3 million consumers in state which consumer 100 to 200 units of electricity. Those who use 100 units per month will be given electricity free of cost. While those using 101 to 200 units per month will get a 50 per cent discount. In addition, the consumers related to dairy, horticulture and agriculture sectors of the state, which till now used to come under the commercial category, will now be brought into the domestic category of consumers.