Centre to ensure due share of net hydel profit to provinces: Bakhtyar

Staff Reporter

Islamabad

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that the incumbent Government is committed to give due share of Net Hydel Profit (NHP) to provinces.
The Federal Minister said this while chairing a meeting on Net Hydel Profit here at Islamabad on Friday.
Advisor to CM KPK on Energy, Secretary Planning Zafar Hasan, Secretary Water Resources, senior officials from Ministry of IPCC, Punjab, KPK were also present in the meeting. The Minister said that the Government would ensure implementation of CCI decision to resolve all outstanding issues regarding determination of NHP.
The meeting deliberated upon the way forward for determining the share of NHP which is required to be paid to the province where a hydel power station is located as per provision of the Constitution stipulated under Article 161 (2).
The Minister called for examining the case in detail and constituted a sub-committee comprising all the stakeholders to present its report/recommendations for implementation of the CCI decision in the matter and for determination of rates/net profits.
The sub-committee will submit its report in thirty days.

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