Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Nepal to import electricity from India


Share post:


Kathmandu: Power-starved Nepal, facing long outages, plans to import electricity from India at commercial rates, said a minister. Minister of State for Energy Suryaman Dong said the Nepali government was planning to import energy from India to reduce power outage in the country which were expected to peak during the winter months.

Speaking at a programme in the capital Kathmandu Wednesday, Dong said the government had started doing the necessary homework regarding the import of power from India. An agreement has been signed for importing 130 MW of electricity immediately, he said.

He said it was necessary to import energy form India to address the long power outages which could likely reach 18 to 20 hours daily if electricity was not imported from India. (IANS)


Related articles

Netanyahu dissolves Israeli War Cabinet

Tel Aviv, June 17: Israeli officials said on Monday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has dissolved the influential...

Ronaldo on verge of Euro record

Leipzig, June 17: Cristiano Ronaldo can become the first player to feature at six European Championships when Portugal...

SL beat the Dutch in last group game

Gros Islet (Saint Lucia), June 17: Sri Lanka finally found their mojo as they clinically disposed off the...

Pandya, Pant biggest positives for India in T20 WC: Harbhajan

New Delhi, June 17: Lauding India’s group stage performance in the T20 World Cup, former off-spinner Harbhajan Singh...