The second phase works under Melamchi Drinking Water Project have begun. As part of this, the government has started pooling land that falls within the project coverage area. The government is effortful to supply water from Yangri and Larke rivulet to Kathmandu denizens through Melamchi drinking water project in this phase.
A shorter trekking route leading to the touristic site Khaptad has been constructed here. The visitors using this route can reach Khaptad in three hours. It starts from Unisaina of Sanfebagar municipality-12 in the district. The trail has been constructed with the financial assistance of one million rupees provided by the Sanfebagar municipality.
Workers and staffs working at under construction 20-MW Lower Modi hydropower project have padlocked its office. The under construction project is in final preparation of test production from third week of June.
Construction of the 14 megawatts Madyamodi Hydropower Project at Modi rural municipality in the district that halted for past one week due to a protest by the affected local people has resumed following an agreement with the protestors. The project management has agreed to address the demands of the affected locals following a joint consultation in this regard among the project side, the affected locals, the District Coordination Committee and Chief District Officer Gurudatta Dhakal.
State 3 chief minister Dormani Poudel has said real development would be possible only through social and economic transformation and not only through the development of physical infrastructure. Chief Minister Poudel said this while inaugurating the building of the Gajuri rural municipality here today.
Reconstruction of total 61.9-km stretch of five earthquake damaged rural roads has been completed in the last four years, said the Central Project Implementation Unit (Grants Management and Local Infrastructure).
Preoccupation with avoiding debt-trap has dominated the discourse on China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) preventing Nepal from developing concrete plans, experts pointed out during a roundtable discussion organised by SAWTEE-Centre for Sustainable Development (CSD), here, today.
Bangladesh is going to be a huge market for Nepal's hydropower as recent both the countries signed and exchanged energy related Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) between the two countries, according to Minister of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation.
The government has forwarded the process to construct railways giving top priority. It is stated that the modality for the DPR of Kerung-Kathmandu railway would be finalized within six months.
The participants of the ongoing Investment Summit-2019 have stressed on investment in hydro resources in Nepal, referring it's potential to be one of the important foundations for the prosperity in South Asia.
Owing to sheer ignorance of contractors, nine suspension bridges being constructed in the district has been in limbo. The construction of the suspension bridges has remained uncertain due to contractor's ignorance in the supply of materials. In a severe breach of the contract, the construction of the bridges linking different villages in the district has exceeded the stipulated timeline.