How much fee does an investor need to pay for survey license approval?

The amount of survey license approval fee depends on nature of the project based on Rule 29 (3) (10) and Annex 5 of Public- Private Partnership and Investment Regulation 2020. Following is the categorization of the required fee.

For Hydropower Projects

Sn Installed Capacity Survey License Approval Fee (in NPR) Extension Fee (in NPR)
1 From 200 Megawatt to 500 Megawatt NPR 50,00,000 to be paid yearly Equivalent to survey license fee to be paid yearly
2 Above 500 Megawatt NPR 60,00,000 to be paid yearly Equivalent to survey license fee to be paid yearly

For Alternative Energy (Solar, Wind, Biomass, Minerals, Coal or any substance or instruments including waste) : NPR 10,000 per year per Megawatt

 

Other Infrastructure Projects

Sn Project Cost (in billion NPR) Approval Fee (in NPR)
1 Less than 6 billion 3,00,000
2 From 6 billion to 10 billion 5,00,000
3 From 10 billion to 15 billion 10,00,000
4 From 15 billion to 20 billion 15,00, 000
5 From 20 billion to 30 billion 20,00, 000
6 Above 30 billion 25,00, 000