MORANG, Aug. 23: Minister for Energy, Water Resource and Irrigation Barshaman Pun on Wednesday marked the beginning of solar mini grid project of 30 kilowatt capacity installed in Miklajung Rural Municipality-1 in Morang district.
TAPLEJUNG, June 12: More than 900 households have been barred from electricity for the past nine days after technical glitches in the Yaphre micro hydro power supply’s turbine. The households affected by in Taplejung include ward 10 and 11 of Phungling municipality.
KATHMANDU, Feb 5: A total of 273,703 of the 5,373,800 households in the country do not have a toilet, according to government data. Similarly, among the seven provinces, Province 2 has the highest number of people practising open defecation while every household in provinces 4 and 6 has at least one toilet.
KHOTANG, Nov 14: The District Natural Disaster Relief Committee (DNDRC), Khotang, has announced to provide relief amount to 34 households hit by natural disasters in fiscal year 2016/1017. According to the announcement, the DNDRC will distribute a total of Rs 240,000 among the 34 households.
NUWAKOT, Nov 4: Paddy and vegetable farms belonging to 1,800 households in Nuwakot district have been damaged by last week's hailstones, according to a report of District Agricultural Development Office (DADO), Nuwakot.
ACHHAM, Oct 8: At least 400 households of Mellekh rural municipality in the district have been deprived of landownership certificates ever since their certificates were burnt down in an attack during the Maoist decade-long insurgency that started in 2052 B.S.
BAGLUNG, September 3: For the residents of the western part of Baglung, the Budhathok Small Hydropower Project has been turning into a white elephant.
The damage in canals of the project causes losses worth millions every year.
RAUTAHAT, August 19: Nearly five hundred Dalit households have been affected by floods in Durga Bhagwati Rural Municipality-4, Rautahat. Among them, around than two hundred families have been displaced while 104 houses have been swept away.
KATHMANDU, May 4: A recent study conducted by the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has found that around 2,300 households in five of the worst quake-hit districts are in need of relocation to the safer sites.
KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Govinda Raj Pokharel has suggested to the prime minister different plans for relocating earthquake-hit settlements to safer locations.
DOLPA, Aug 14: Over 300 households at different three wards of Tripurakot VDC of the district were compelled to live under the darkness after a dam of the Chhalang Mini Hydro Project of the VDC was swept away by the flood causing disruption in power supply Friday night.
GORKHA, July 1: Around 200 households of Kerauja VDC in Gorkha district have been displaced after their settlements were threatened by landslides triggered by heavy rains this week. The VDC, which lies in northern part of the district, is located at an altitude of 2,300 meters. It takes two days on foot to reach Kerauja from the district headquarters.