Energy Minister urges entrepreneurs to build infrastructure to replace LPG with electricity – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper


KATMANDU, OCTOBER 10

er for energy, water resources and irrigation, Pampha Bhusal urged entrepreneurs to build structures to operate all types of household appliances with the use of electricity in the coming year.

She said this while addressing a greeting exchange program organized today by the Mahalaxmi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Lalitpur on the occasion of the festivals of Bijaya Dashami, Deepawali, Nepal Sambat 1142 and Chhath festivals.

“Let’s build infrastructure to replace the LPG in kitchens within a year. Let’s use the induction hob. Replace the purchased LPG with Indian currency exchanged for dollars and make maximum use of the hydropower produced in the country,” said the Minister of Energy.

Stating that the availability of energy, roads and clean water was the basis for social and economic transformation, she said the time had come to use hydropower by replacing all types of sources of electricity. energy.

Minister Bhusal expressed the commitment on the occasion to provide electricity in the quantity demanded by the transport and industry sectors in the coming days, adding that she has reduced the electricity tariff for promote the use of electricity after assuming the Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Portfolio.

She said a decision has been taken to provide free electricity to people living below the poverty line. Likewise, irrigation facilities would be expanded and the policy of subsidizing the electricity necessary for this purpose would be encouraged. The Minister of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation also sent her best wishes on the occasion of the festivals, saying that the cultural festivals have helped to strengthen community feelings and national unity.

Mahalaxmi Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chairman Sanjaya Narayan Shrestha urged the minister to help in the proper management and improvement of power structures, including power poles, in the municipality.

Meanwhile, during an exchange of greetings and a tea reception hosted by the Bethegal Locality Development Committee in Thecho of Godavari Municipality-12 today, the Minister of Energy highlighted the need to promote hydropower and replace fossil fuels.

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