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NEA decreases load shedding by an hour


KATHMANDU, March 14: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has reduced load shedding by an hour a day effective from Monday.

Issuing a statement, the NEA informed to this effect. As per the NEA decision, the numbers of load-shedding hours will decrease to 12 hours a day and 84 hours a week.

The NEA had been enforcing power outage by 13 hours a day and 91 hours a week to the Individual household consumers.

According to NEA, the import of 80 megawatt of electricity from India through Dhalkebar-Muzaffarpur transmission line  and upcoming SLC examination promoted the NEA to reduce the laodshedding hours.