The collection of municipal utility charges in the electricity bills of the consumers of Karachi has been started.
According to the details received by Jio News, this tax will be collected from 28 lakh consumers, which will generate more than 3 billion rupees, 50 rupees for using 200 units, 150 rupees for 700 units and above 200 rupees, while industries will be charged 5 rupees in this regard. A tax of Rs.
Administrator KMC Murtaza Wahab has tried to satisfy the citizens in this regard and has said that a total of 3 billion rupees will be collected.
On the other hand, citizens have started throwing garbage in the offices and vehicles of K Electric in protest, the video of which is also viral on social media, in which citizens are throwing garbage in front of the office of K Electric and in the vehicle of K Electric, the reason for this protest. Municipal utility charges and taxes are collected in electricity bills.
Municipal utility charges and taxes were started in 2009 during the tenure of former mayor Karachi Mustafa Kamal, but then the MC was responsible for many issues, including collecting garbage from houses and providing water, but now collecting garbage is the authority of solid waste management, while water Provides water board.
The majority of the citizens have a suspicion that when they also collect their waste at their own expense and they also have to buy water, then why is the tax being taken in this regard?