Centre, provinces fail to agree on mechanism for net hydel profit

ISLAMABAD: A dispute has erupted between federal and provincial governments over the mechanism for determining the net hydel profit and cost of electricity generation, transmission, distribution and line losses.

The Council of Common Interests (CCI) – an inter-provincial body – has constituted a committee to deliberate the issue. It comprises deputy chairman of the Planning Commission, secretary of water resources and chief secretaries of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) and Punjab.

Published in The Express Tribune, 10th May, 2018