KATHMANDU, Nov. 25 -- Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Managing Director Kulman Ghising has said that within the current financial year, Nepal's hydropower production capacity will reach 3,000 megawatts.

Speaking on the occasion of National Tax Day on Wednesday, Ghising said that the hydropower generation capacity of Nepal will reach 3,000 megawatts within the current financial year as several hydropower projects will start generating electricity.

According to Ghising, in the next 5-6 years, Nepal's hydropower generation capacity will be 15,000 megawatts. He said that when electricity generation reaches 15,000 megawatts, about five billion rupees revenue will be collected from the electricity authority.

He said that 50 billion rupees ...