Wednesday, August 11, 2021/Kathmandu-
The government has reappointed Kulman Ghising as the Managing Director of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA).
The newly appointed NEA MD Ghising received the appointment letter on Wednesday, at the Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation.
A cabinet meeting held on Monday had decided to appoint Ghising to his former post at NEA, upon the direction of former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal’Prachanda’.
However, the Cabinet’s decision regarding the reappointment was revealed only on Tuesday.
At the same time, the incumbent managing director of the NEA Hitendra Dev Shakya has been transferred to the Energy ministry.
Shakya had been at the odds, saying he needed to be settled somewhere, if he was to quit the post for Ghising, claiming be had not done anything wrong.
During his first tenure too the then Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal’Prachanda’ had encouraged appointed him along with the support of the then Energy Minister Janardan Sharma ‘Prabhakar’.