KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Minister for Water Supply Bina Magar on Thursday vowed to bring Melamchi waters to Kathmandu by mid-July.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: The finishing of the tunnel related work of the Melamchi Water Supply Project has reached the final phase. Now only 400 metres of final finishing work is left out.

In 2020, two national pride projects – Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project and Gautam Buddha International Airport project – are set to be completed. The construction of some other promising projects will kick-off. Authorities will have to expedite works for some projects amid their looming deadlines. Even the current pace of the progress of few development projects will bring them closer toward the completion. Here are 20 development projects that will be watched closely in the year 2020.​

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The leftist government of Prime Minister KP Oli is pushing the country toward another cycle of conflict, lawlessness and authoritarianism, the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has alleged.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: After several months of indecision and uncertainty, the government on Sunday signed an agreement with Chinese contractor Sinohydro Corporation Limited to complete the remaining construction work of the Melamchi Water Supply Project (MWSP).

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: The government has selected China's state-owned company Sinohydro to complete the tunnel and head works of the Melamchi Water Supply Project (MWSP), that was left unfinished by Italian contractor Cooperativa Muratori e Cementisti (CMC) di Ravenna last year.

KATHMANDU, June 10: It will take at least six months to bring water from Melamchi to Kathmandu if the Melamchi Water Supply Project (MWSP) awards the remaining tasks to a contractor through a new tender process within the next few weeks.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: The government will have to spend about Rs 300 million to bring the Melamchi water to Kathmandu Valley under temporary arrangement, according to officials concerned.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Officials have vowed to complete the remaining work of the Melamchi Water Supply Project (MWSP) by awarding a new contract through a fast-track process. The decision to award the contract will be made through a cabinet decision as a special arrangement allowed by the Public Procurement Act.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Officials of Melamchi Water Supply Project and the Ministry of Water Supply and Sanitation remained busy whole day on Tuesday, making an assessment of the project works in the field. They also discussed options to complete the dream project as soon as possible.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Secretary at the Ministry of Water Supply (MoWS), Gajendra Thakur, has claimed that the construction work of the much-awaited Melamchi Water Supply Project will be completed within two months.