Forgotten farmers

September 24, 2019 01:25 am

For the first time in its history, Nepal looks poised to realize its famed hydro power potential.  Load shedding [grid blackouts] has ended. Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), the national power utility, is profitable. There is a strong pipeline of new hydropower plants. Rural electrification is expanding rapidly. This newfound confidence has led Government to double its generation plans for the next decade from 10,000 MW to 20,000 MW.

NUWAKOT, Oct 25: Stringing work on Upper Trishuli-Matatirtha (Kathmandu) of 220 KVA transmission line started from Wednesday.