Loadshedding hours reduced ‘unofficially’

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has reduced the load-shedding hours unofficially from today onwards, just a day after the Prime Minister tweeted in the social media Tweeter.

Before this, the NEA had increased the load-shedding hours to 97 a week effective from January 19. The period of power outage before this was 84 hours a week since December 26, 2012.

Chief of the power dispatch centre at NEA, Bhuwan Kumar Chhetri, said that the load-shedding hours have been reduced on a trial basis without issuing the load-shedding schedule after the supply of 25 Megawatt power from India was resumed.