PM for lessening load shedding

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Tuesday assured that the government would leave no stone unturned to implement its decision of lessening the load shedding.

Speaking in today's meeting of the Agriculture and Water Resources Committee under the Legislature-Parliament, PM Oli added that the accustomed practice of employees avoiding their duties in the name of rules and policies should be ended.

He stressed on giving the output instead of creating unnecessary hindrances. PM Oli added that the government was prioritising to lessen the load shedding hours and diversifying the solar and wind energies so that people can witness changes within a year.

PM Oli added that the government is forwarding the process for having the feasibility study for wind energy sectors' development carried out by the Investment Board.

Similarly, PM Oli further said the government is coming up with a policy to set up solar energy in every house, public places, schools and the government offices of the capital, and run electric vehicles in the Kathmandu valley, adding that the problems seen in power transmission lines would be resolved soon.

PM Oli also informed that an action plan would be brought in place in the near future to install solar panels in the premises of Singha Durbar.

He also said that the government is working on the development and expansion of hydropower projects and that all concerned sectors should be committed to the matter.

Similarly, the Committee also directed the Energy Ministry to submit action plan to resolve the overall problems surfaced in the energy sector within a month, said Committee President Gagan Thapa.