CCI approves National Electricity Policy 2021

ISLAMABAD: Council of Common Interests (CCI) unanimously approved National Electricity Policy 2021 on Monday.


This was announced by Minister for Energy Hammad Azhar while addressing a news conference along with Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Waqar Masood Khan here on Monday. He said new electricity policy will be effective for ten years and new projects will get approval in a transparent manner under the policy.


The Minister said in the light of new electricity policy, policies for sub sectors will be devised. He said with the help of new policy people will get low price and environment friendly electricity. He said one hundred billion rupees have been allocated to improve transmission system.