29 March 2020 – Discounted electricity costs

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Food and necessities
Sectors Involved:
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The Nepal Government will provide a 25% discount to all electricity consumers that use more than 150 units per month.

There will be no penalty if utility bills are not cleared until mid-April.
Full details here: https://www.nepalitimes.com/latest/nepal-covid-19-relief-package/