Friday, 27th February 2015

Govt. collects nearly Rs 300 million revenue from hydropower license

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The government in the fiscal year 2012/13 collected revenue over Rs 297.8 million through the distribution and renewal of license for the construction of the hydro power projects.

The Department of Electricity, a government regulatory body, said it awarded hydropower survey license to 37 new hydropower projects last fiscal year.

According to Department Information Officer Gokarna Raj Pantha, 29 more projects were granted permission for the survey of new transmission line in this period.