KATHMANDU, June 27: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has taken a proposal to cabinet to open a public company for the construction of 1,200 MW Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project.

KATHMANDU, April 22: China has expressed its dissatisfaction over the government’s recent decision to build the Budhi Gandaki Hydroelectric Project itself by scrapping the project awarded earlier to a Chinese contractor.

KATHMANDU, April 18: The Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation has planned to start the construction of Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project from the next fiscal year, despite uncertainty from the selected contractor to start the work.

GORKHA, Nov 21: Political party leaders staged a sit-in in front of the District Administration Office, Gorkha demanding to fix the compensation amount for the affected people of Aarughat, Khahare of Dhading and Arkhet of Gorkha where Budhi Gandaki Hydro project is being launched.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: The government has mobilized Rs 37.17 billion in infrastructure development tax from import of petroleum products till the end of October.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Barsha Man Pun has clarified that the government has not awarded anyone to construct Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project.

GORKHA, May 14: Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Plant has begun distribution of compensation for private land acquired.

ARUGHAT, March 19: Stakeholders took to the streets and obstructed the Kathmandu-Benighat-Gorkha road on Monday to protest against the delays done by the Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project in determining rates of land that the project will be acquiring in Arughat, Khahare, and Arkhet area.