Does an investor need to pay project negotiation agreement fee?

Yes, based on Rule 35 (6) of Public- Private Partnership and Investment Regulation 2020 an investor is required to pay 0.2% of the total project cost as the project negotiation agreement fee. Out of the 0.2%, the investor has to pay 30% while sitting for negotiation and the remaining 70% upon signing the agreement.

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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…

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Does IBN charge for project application?

Yes, the amount of service fee depends on total cost of the project. Following is the categorization of service fee. For Solicited Projects (Based on Annex 3 of Public- Private Partnership and Investment Regulation 2020) Sn Project Cost (in billion NPR) Service Fee (in NPR) 1 Less than 6 billion 100,000 2 From 6 billion to 10 billion 150,000 3 From 10 billion to 15 billion 200,000 4 From 15 billion to 20 billion 250, 000 5 From 20 billion to 30 billion 300, 000 6 Above 30 billion 350,…

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How does IBN promote investment in Nepal?

IBN organizes investment summits normally two years interval and supports other government agencies as well as the private sector in their investment promotion initiatives. Nepal Investment Summit 2017 Nepal Investment Summit 2019 Nepal Infrastructure Summit 2017 Nepal Infrastructure Summit 2019 Tilottama Investment Summit 2019  In addition, IBN carries foreign investment promotion in various countries in collaboration with the diplomatic mission of foreign countries and development partners.

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What are the promotion initiatives that IBN has carried out so far?

IBN has organized two highly successful investment promotion summits in 2017 and 2019 with significant participation from global and national investors. Over a period, IBN has coordinated with diplomatic missions and various multi-lateral agencies to organize various investment promotion events at home and abroad. Besides, IBN has provided technical support for investment promotion activities at the local level to attract investment.

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How does IBN collaborate with provincial and local bodies?

IBN coordinates with provincial and local governments on various issues including the development of potential PPPs and private projects, promoting such projects, and managing the stakeholders in such projects in the provincial and local units they are located in. Apart from these, IBN collaborates with provincial and local governments to build their capacity.

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