Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi today jointly inaugurated the Biratnagar-based Integrated Customs Check Post through a video conference.
Five hydropower projects are under construction in the district at the total cost of Rs 23 billion. These hydel projects are based in Dordikhola and Dordi corridor. The under-construction hydro projects include 54 megawatts Super Dordi 'B' by People's Hydropower Company, 27 megawatts Dordikhola by Himalayan Power Partner, 25 megawatts Dordi 'A' by Liberty Energy Limited, 12.1 megawatts Dordi 1 by Dordikhola Hydropower Company and four megawatts Dordi corridor by Chhangdi Khola Hydropower Company.
Baglung Municipality has started developing Detailed Project Report for the construction of zoological parks so as to attract tourists. The DPR development is gaining pace for the construction of the zoological park at the Malika community forest area in Baglung Municipality, wards 5, 6 and 7.
The South Lalitpur Rural Power Cooperatives Limited has been providing power to some 6000 households in the area. It will soon be reaching power service to the remaining 2000 households.
Nepal was struck by two powerful earthquakes of 7.8 and 7.3 Richter scale on 15th April and 12th May 2015 respectively which was later followed by numerous aftershocks. The earthquake affected the lives of the one-third population with 8790 deaths and 22300 injuries and the 7 billion US dollar worth of damages and losses. A total of 31 districts were affected out of which 14 districts were highly affected while others were less affected.
The task of track opening for an electric railway along the Bagmati-Dhansar section in Rautahat district has witnessed the progress of late. Engineer at Railway Department Sumod Pokharel told RSS that the contractor company has expedited the job of track opening. The federal government is spending Rs 3 billion for the development of a 23-kilometer track in the district.
As many as 27,029 trees have been cut down in curse of construction of the Nijgadh-Kathmandu Fast Track. Nepal Army is constructing the 77 kilometers long fast track.
95 out of 100 households in Nepal have access to electricity, while 72 out of 100 have access to reliable, affordable and uninterrupted access to electricity for a significant part of the day, marking remarkable progress over the past decade, according to a first-of-its-kind national survey conducted by the World Bank in 2017.
An official of the Embassy of Japan handed over an excavator valued at about NPR 9.3 million to Ward No. 1, Tukche Village, Thasang Rural Municipality, in Mustang District.
The Jomsom-Korola road of Mustang under the Kaligandaki Corridor Road Project is to be closed for three days. The road is being shut for three days starting November 21 in order to expand the road section from Samar to the Jho river. A decision to this end was taken by a meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief District Officer Bed Prasad Aryal. Explosives will be used to expand the road, and hence it is being closed for traffic, the Project office said.
The construction of the Falebas-Armadi road section along the Kaligandaki Corridor – which is considered a lifeline of the district has been in limbo for long. If things went as planned, the track of the road should have been opened two years ago. With this, the task of blacktopping is also likely to get prolonged. The Surya Construction Company which took the responsibility for the construction has left these works in the lurch.
The foundation stone laying ceremony for Nepal’s first tunnel -Nagdhunga Tunnel Construction Project was held today amidst an official ceremony in the eastern portal of the tunnel way located in Chandragiri Municipality.
Key agreement and memorandum of understanding regarding physical infrastructure making positive impact on country's economic development would be signed during Chinese president Xi Jinping's state visit to Nepal.
Finland and United Arab Emirates (UAE) have pledged to assist socio-economic development of Nepal. The commitments were made by the ministers of Finland and UAE.in separate meetings with Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, who is here to attend the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly. pal.
Kashtamandap has seen fifty percent of its reconstruction progress. It is noted that reconstruction will be completed in time if the works are carried out as planned. Rajesh Shakya, chairperson of Kashtamandap shared that under the reconstruction the four main wooden pillars have been erected and wall-rising between the pillars has also completed.