NEA to resume electricity power lines to Industries

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Kathmandu, January 12: Nepal Electricity Authority has decided to connect the electricity power lines to the industries.

The 960th meeting of the board of directors of NEA held on January 12 decided to connect the electricity lines of the customers who have arrears due to the consumption of electricity from the dedicated feeder and trunk lines.

Earlier, the Council of Ministers meeting had instructed the authority to connect power lines to those industries and it also formed an inquiry commission to investigate the electricity dispute related to the dedicated feeder and trunk line.

A meeting of the NEA’s board of directors was held on January 12, saying that the letter regarding the decision of the Council of Ministers meeting had been received from the Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation on January 11.

According to the Commission of Inquiry Act 1969, the meeting of the Council of Ministers has formed a three-member commission of inquiry under the leadership of former Supreme Court justice Girish Chandra Lal, with the energy secretary and the industry secretary as members.

The commission, which has Energy Secretary Gopal Sigdel and Industry Ministry Secretary Mukunda Prasad Niraula as members, has been mandated to study this problem and submit a report within a month.

Source: OnlineKhabar