WAPDA and the Ministry of Water Resources have opposed the termination of free units facility to the employees of electricity companies, reports Jang News.

According to sources, the Ministry of Water Resources is of the opinion that there will be no savings by removing the free units.

The finance ministry has proposed ending the facility of free electricity units, while Nepra has proposed to give utility allowance instead of free units.

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Moreover, the power division has proposed to give the employees an amount equal to the free units in monthly salary and the power division has presented the monetization proposal in the federal cabinet meeting.

Jang news reports that according to sources, free units are being given to 1 lakh 89 thousand 171 retired and serving employees.

Additionally, three crore 47 lakh 58 thousand 825 free units are being given to retired and serving employees every month.