Interaction Program on

Draft Electricity Bill 2076

26th February 2020

Hotel Himalaya

About the program

EDC in support with USAID’s NHDP conducted an interaction program on Draft Electricity Bill 2076 on 26th February 2020 at Hotel Himalaya, Lalitpur. Presentations were made on “Key provisions on the latest bill”, “Unlocking the Power of Sun: Current Regulatory Hurdles & Way Forward”, “Market Scenario- Hydro Power Sectors of Nepal” & “Private Sector Paricipation in Transmission Line”. It was followed by an intensive panel discussion on the bill. 

Program Schedule

9:30 am onwards | Registration / Tea-Coffee
9:50 am - 10:00 am

Welcome Remarks and Objectives of the Program, Mr. Ram Hari Dhakal, Electricity Sector Specialist, Deloitte/USAID-NHDP
10:00 am - 10:15 am

Presentation on "Key Provisions in the Draft Electricity Bill, 2076", Mr. Hari Prasad Subedi, Supervisory Consultant, Deloitte/USAID-NHDP
10:15 am - 10:30 am

Presentation on “Unlocking the Power of Sun: Current Regulatory Hurdles & Way Forward” by Mr. Anjal Niraula, CEO, Gham Power Nepal Pvt.
10:30 am - 10:45 am

Presentation on “Market Scenario – Hydro Power sectors of Nepal” by Mr. Sushil Pokharel, Chairman, Sushmit Energy Pvt. Ltd
10:45 am - 11:00 am

Presentation "Private Sector Participation in Transmission Line" by Mr. Amitabh Saha, Deloitte/USAID-NHDP
11:00 am - 11:20 am | Tea / Coffee
11:20 am - 12:40 pm

Panel Discussion on Draft Electricity Bill 2076

Resource Persons:
● Mr. Ram Prasad Dhital, Member, Electricity Regulatory Commission
● Mr. Guru Prasad Neupane, Chairman, Api Power Company Limited
● Mr. Mahesh Thapa, Advocate & Managing Partner, Sinha Verma Law Concern

● Mr. Semanta Dahal, Advocate & Partner, Abhinawa Law Chambers
12:40 pm - 13:10 pm | Floor open for Discussion
13:10 pm onwards | Closing & Lunch

Mr. Sushil Pokharel
Sushmit Energy Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Anjal Niraula
Gham Power Nepal Pvt. Ltd.