SINDHULI, Oct 14: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal expressed her confidence that the Sunkoshi Marin Diversion Multipurpose Project would help fulfill the country's dream of prosperity.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal has said that the government's goal is to develop water resources into hydropower and use them to produce hydrogen energy, ammonia and urea fertilizers.

KATHMANDU, September 12: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal has pointed out the need for increasing the purchasing power of the people for quality living.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal said that the government is currently working to export electricity to Bangladesh, targeting power export within this year.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Minister of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has expressed her commitment to connect electricity to everyone's house within 2 years.

HELSINKI, August 14: Minister of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has said that the skills and experience acquired by Nepalis in different countries around the world should be used for the prosperity of their motherland. The Nepalis who are scattered all over the world seeking employment and education should contribute to the socio-economic development of their country.

KATHMANDU, August 3: Ambassador of India to Nepal, Naveen Srivastava had a courtesy meeting with Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Minister of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal has suggested moving forward unitedly in the developmental works of the country. At the opening ceremony of ‘Pako Park’ in Lalitpur Godawari Municipality Ward 12, Thecho, today, she said that since development is a continuous process, everyone’s solidarity was necessary.

KATHMANDU, July 6: The newly-appointed ambassador of India to Nepal, Naveen Srivastava has paid a courtesy visit to Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal. During the meeting held at the Ministry today, they discussed the mutual relations and cooperation between Nepal and India.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Pampha Bhusal has urged the newly-elected people's representatives to serve the public while also undertaking preservation and promotion of local identities.

KATHMANDU, June 2: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has undergone a successful cataract surgery.

KATHMANDU, May 28: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal today said that menstruation is a mark of a woman's motherhood.

KATHMANDU, April 23: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has said that youth entrepreneurs should work for the country's economic and social development.

KATHMANDU, April 22: The newly-appointed ambassador of Estonia to Nepal, Ketrin Kivi, has paid a courtesy call on Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal.

KATHMANDU, April 20: Nepal has emphasized that collective commitments were necessary for energy security. During a third meeting of energy ministers from the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-sectoral, Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) held today, Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal, highlighted on the need of mutual trust, clarity in future endeavors and sincerity in objectives to address the serious issues in the energy sector, bearing in mind the future of 1.7 billion people of BIMSTEC nations.

KATHMANDU, April 16: CPN (Maoist Center) leader and Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has stressed on the need to follow the instructions of the top leaders of the ruling coalition.

Ambassador of Austria to Nepal, Katharina Wieser, paid a courtesy call on Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal today.

KATHMANDU, April 8: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal has urged the private sector to help build a prosperous Nepal while remaining committed to socialism based on democratic values.

KATHMANDU, April 5: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal has urged the private sector to invest in reservoir-based hydel projects. At the concluding ceremony of Himalaya Hydro Expo-2022 on Monday, Minister Bhusal said that the private sector should be involved in large-scale reservoir projects rather than run of river (ROR)-based hydropower production.

POKHARA, March 29: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal has said the government was committed to ensuring power supply to the tourism sector which she said is a key basis for the nation's prosperity.

KATHMANDU, March 25: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal has said that the elected representatives at the local level provided many necessary services to the people at their doorsteps in the last five years.

KATHMANDU, March 24: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal has said that Tribhuvan University, which has a rich historical background, is facing many challenges at present.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Norwegian Ambassador to Nepal, Torun Dramdal today paid a courtesy call on Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal at the latter's office in Singha Durbar.

KATHMANDU, March 18: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal has announced to make the electricity consumed for irrigation free of cost. Stressing the need for making the agriculture sector independent and supporting the country’s economy, Minister Bhusal decided to make the use of electricity free of cost for irrigation purposes.

KATHMANDU, March 14: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal has said that recent developments are increasing the risks of climate change.

KATHMANDU, March 12: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has said that the government is committed to control the rising prices of daily essentials.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: A delegation including Energy Secretary of the Government of India, Alok Kumar, paid a courtesy call on Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal on Thursday. They discussed various issues of overall energy development, trade and mutual benefit.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: British Ambassador to Nepal, Nicola Pollitt has paid a courtesy call on Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal has said that a chemical fertilizer factory should be set up using hydropower.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal received a courtesy call from Australian Ambassador to Nepal, Felicity Volk. During the meeting between them at the ministry today, various issues of mutual interest were discussed.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Minister for Energy Pampha Bhusal has said Nepal needs financial and technical assistance for implementing innovative and cost-effective approaches for scaling up clean energy projects in the country for climate change mitigation and adaptation while ensuring just and inclusive energy transition.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has said that the government is preparing to allow the private sector to trade electricity. Addressing the ‘Nepal Power Market Summit’ program held at Kathmandu on Monday, Minister Bhusal said that the government was preparing to allow the private sector to trade in electricity to facilitate international trade.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal laid the foundation stone for the construction of a canal named 'Khokana Rajkulo Muhan' amidst a special function held on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has said that free electricity has been provided to 13 million people living in 2.5 million households consuming less than 20 units of electricity.

KAVRE, Jan 6: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has said that she has adopted a policy of replacing gas stoves with electric stoves to give priority to the use of clean energy.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has received a courtesy call from Tenzin Lekphell, Secretary General of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC). During today's meeting at the ministry, various issues of BIMSTEC were discussed between them.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has expressed her deep condolence on the tragic death of two engineers Subash Raj Regmi, 26, and Arjun Thapa, 29.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal has said that effective policy will be formulated to reduce the import of petroleum products and increase the use of electricity.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusa has urged all sectors to increase their electricity consumption.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal said that the share of electric energy in the energy consumed in the country will be increased.

LALITPUR, Dec 4: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal asserted that the Bhimsen Temple being reconstructed in Patan Durbar Square, Lalitpur is enhancing the country's reputation at home and abroad.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29:  Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has directed not to delay the construction of Tanahu Hydropower Project.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has said that the government is ready to allow the private sector to trade electricity as per their demand.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal said that priority will be given to the policy of reducing the use of vehicles, factories and materials that use petroleum products.

LALITPUR, Nov 4: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal, has said that the five-party alliance would continue until the 'regression' is treated.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal has laid emphasis on the use of domestically-generated electricity by reducing the consumption of imported fuel to make the national economy self-reliant.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Minister for Energy, Water Resources, and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal has assured that the current government would accelerate the development projects as per the people’s aspirations.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Roads, urban development, energy, irrigation, and water supply are considered the five main pillars of development. The country’s development and prosperity is only possible through the development of physical infrastructures.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has assured that the government would resolve the problems of the private sector through dialogue. Inaugurating the national gathering of Cable Television Entrepreneurs today, Minister Bhusal said the government has adopted the policy of carrying out development activities by taking the private sector into confidence.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has said that power purchase agreements (PPAs) will be signed on the basis of market certainty from now onward. Talking to a delegation of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), she said that the new PPAs would be taken forward only after studying the balance of supply and demand.