India proposes to construct Lower Arun Hydro Project


India proposes to construct Lower Arun Hydro Project

The Government of India has proposed the construction of Lower Arun Hydropower Project with a capacity of 400 Megawatts (MWs).

In a meeting with Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Barshaman Pun at New Delhi on Monday, Indian Minister of State for Power, Raj Kumar Singh put forth a proposal that the new project can be developed adopting the same model of 900-MW Arun III Project.

“A proposal has been made from the Indian side to develop Lower Arun on the same model adopted by the Indian company while constructing Arun III. Nepal has put its stance for further discussion observing the progress in the construction of Arun III,” Minister Pun said.

Minister Pun arrived in the Indian capital city, New Delhi, to participate in the International Sustainable Development Conference that started from Monday. Read More

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