Government pauses the development of all small-scale (<15 MW) hydropower plants

The Minister of Energy and Mines, Mr Khammany Inthilath has issued the order No 1167, dated 28 May 2018 to all capital, provincial governors, Minister of Planning and Investment, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Minister of Finance, pertaining to pending the approval of all development projects of hydropower with the capacity under 15 MW, and to reassess technical specification and legal process of existing projects.