Friday, January 20, 2017

Rs 2.43 billion pledged for investment in hydropower projects

A campaign of Energy Ministry calling for commitments for investment in hydropower projects has received an overwhelming response.
Till now, commitments of Rs 2.43 billion have been made, according to the Ministry. The commitments were made by 24,249 individuals and 27 companies.
The call for online application was announced on January 9. Launching the portal, energy minister Janardan Sharma had appealed for investment commitments in hydropower.
He came up with an investment drive in hydropower under the slogan ‘Nepal’s water and people’s investment’. The minister had said that he came up with the idea after finding genuine interest among members of the public as well as migrant workers in Malaysia and the Middle East to invest in hydropower.

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