Although regularly used but require higher electricity bills than last month, it is requested to be reviewed

Since the government has set a price hike, basic food prices have been rising since then. The increased meters have doubled from the original. The rise in prices and prices has led to a rise in workers’ dues. In addition to electricity costs, the cost of living is rising in the short term, resulting in a rise in basic living wages.

At present, the minimum wage is set at 4,800 kyats a day, as deducted from 2018. Therefore, the law is subject to review by 2020 to increase the kyat 4800. The electricity is being used on a regular basis. In some townships of Yangon Region, meter units have more than doubled this month from October.

According to Saw Kyaw Lwin, who lives in Yangon, paying more than 30,000 kyats a month is difficult for the grassroots in Rangoon. Thein Aung, manager of Inya Electricity Office in South Okkalapa, said that after the AMI system was installed, it would be possible to find out if there were any such units.

A spokeswoman for the South Okkalapa Township People’s Assembly said he had submitted a letter asking for a review of the shortage. Despite the cost of electricity, the meter units are rising more than a month, and the public has been outraged.

According to Dr. Saw Naing, a resident of South Okkalapa Township, the committee has submitted a letter to the Township Electricity Office to review the electrical meter records. The government has been collecting electricity meter rates since July.

In the case of collecting the unit from 1 to 30 units, the rate is 35 kyat; Units from 31 to 50 units (50) kyats; 70 to 75 units for 70 units; 90 to 100 units for 90 kyats; Kyat 110 to 150 units; It is charging 120 kyats for 120 units from 120 to 200 units.