Kathmandu, 28 March, 2015 : The programme introduced by the Practical Action Nepal, ‘Energizing Sustainable Rural Livelihood (ESRL) Approach for Rural Energy Access’ has turned to be effective.
The project is being designed and implemented in partnership with Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC), Ministry of Science, technology and Environment. It is implemented with an objective to ensure sustainability of micro-hydro plants (MHPs) through increased energy utilization by enterprises that enhanced rural livelihood.
The project is supporting market development of MHPs and rural energy based enterprises through adopting participatory market system development (PMSD) approach.
Speaking at an interaction organized here today, Chief Executive Officer at the Centre, Ram Prasad Dhital said around 50,000 rural people have been benefitted from the reliable supply of the power services. Around 140 small and cottage industries have also been established and provided their service from them.
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