India, Nepal agree to build new cross-border power lines

India, Nepal agree to build new cross-border power lines

In view of the various power projects being developed in Nepal, India and the Himalayan nation have agreed to lay down new cross-border transmission lines.

In this regard, laying of new Butwal (Nepal)-Gorakhpur (India) and Lumki (Nepal)-Bareilly (India) transmission lines and setting up of new 400kV sub-stations at Dhalkebar, Butwal and Hetauda — all in Nepal — were discussed during the fourth meeting of the Indo-Nepal Joint Working Group and Joint India-Nepal Steering Committee(JSC) on Power Cooperation that concluded here on Tuesday.

“While the modality of construction and funding would be deliberated in the Joint Technical Team, the Indian side expressed its readiness to consider new LOCs for construction of infrastructure on the Nepali side,” an Indian embassy statement in Kathmandu read. Read More…

One Response to "India, Nepal agree to build new cross-border power lines"

  1. Kedar Parajuli   February 17, 2017 at 2:53 pm

    Cosmetic relationship with Nepal has not served our future. Encroachment of borders, inundation of Nepalese land by border roads, duty on nepalese products and other restricting measures in business is the reason of not any development in Nepal. Stop meddling and unfriendly attitude by India. Anti-India sentiment is high here as because of extreme exploitation of India economically. There are long list of complaints and grievances because of high handed behaviour by India. Therefore this south Asia is underdeveloped mainly due to India., Leave Pakistan to one side which is also unfriendly to India


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