The government has started necessary preparatory works for development and expansion of the energy sector although the date of the conference is yet to be determined.
The government during mid February had made an announcement of ending energy crisis through energy sector upgradation. Works have started in advancing the government’s commitment at the policy level and in practical terms.
The Ministry of Energy which has set its eyes on transmission line construction, regulating Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), Electricity Act and Regulation Commission related Act, controlling electricity theft and regulation act is starting preparation for the donors’ conference.
Energy Ministry’s Spokesperson, Dr Sanjaya Sharma, said the participants at the conference will be familiarized with Nepal’s contemporary energy sector situation, investment prospects and opportunity. The government has pledged to ramp up energy sector development in the wake of the promulgation of the new constitution and gradual stability coming to the country.