Eastern Nepal has around 3 dozen micro-hydro powers
ILLAM: Locals of different districts in the east region have access to electricity service after the Namsaling Community Development Centre, Ilam, constructed more than three dozen micro hydropower projects in the region.
The centre constructed around 40 micro hydropower projects by mobilizing investment of local people and the energy sector grants of the governments of Norway, Denmark and Nepal.
Locals of Ilam, Panchthar, Taplejung, Dhankuta, Terhathum and Bhojpur districts in the region have got electricity service after the construction of these projects.The projects are now generating 913 KW electricity and over 8,300 families have been benefited from it. The centre said that the projects were constructed with the investment of Rs. 225.3 million. RSS