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Nepal Budget 2017/18-Energy Sector

Posted by Suman Budhathoki on November 28, 2018 at 2:30 AM



National Priority Project:

Upper Tamakoshi: NPR 50 crore budget has been allocated. Completion period within upcoming FY.

Budhigandaki HEP: NPR 10 arba 17 crore has been allocated. (However, the Cabinet has approved China Gezhouba Group on May 23, 2017 to construct this Project in EPC+F model).


Energy Sector (NPR 62 arba 47 crore)

• Under “Ujjyalo Nepal” program 17,000 MW will be generated within 7 years

• Fund from Civil Service employees, Nepal Army, Nepal Police Armed Police Force, Teachers and including Government employees will construct at least 500 MW Hydropower Project

• Chameliya HEP (30 MW) and Kulekhani III (14 MW) within upcoming FY

• Peaking and storage Projects will get new tariff

• Nalsing Gad (410 MW), Bheri 1 (617 MW), Jagdulla (307 MW), Uttarganga (300 MW), Naumure (300 MW), Sunkoshi-2&3 (1110 MW), (536 MW), Dudhkoshi (300 MW), Tamor (662 MW) will be developed in parallel

• In order to attract private companies in the construction of Transmission Line, PPP model will be implemented

• Dhalkebar Substation to be upgraded to 400 kV

• Butwal to Gorakpur X-border Transmission Line will be started in upcoming FY

• Under Construction 400 kV Hetauda-Dhalkebar-Duhabi will be completed within 2 years

• Nepal’s Hydropower potentials study will be completed in upcoimg FY

• Underground power cable laying will be done in some of the parts in Kathmandu

• Smart meter will be installed in Households for Distributed Energy Generation

• Kathmandu Valley Distribution System will be upgraded


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