JAJARKOT, Sept 7: Representatives from the Nalsing Gadh Hydropower Project Development Committee (NGHPDC) today called on Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal at latter's private Secretariat in Baluwatar and submitted a memorandum to him, demanding incorporation of the project in the list of national pride projects.
The delegation led by former Home Minister also demanded an additional budget for the project, apart from making proper arrangement for the distribution of compensation for land acquisition for the project.
The government was urged to pay attention to the potentiality of the project to produce more than 1,000 megawatts of electricity as per the suggestion of experts, although the project is supposed to generate 410 megawatt electricity, NGHPDC Chairman Ganesh Prasad Singh said.
In response, PM Dahal said the project that could be constructed at a relatively cheaper cost and shorter time would be given due attention. RSS