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Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project: Installation of penstock pipes likely to be completed in early May

Kathmandu, April 23 -- The Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project expects to finish installing the penstock pipes by the first week of May. These immense tubes carry water from the reservoir to the turbin... Read More


Telecom authority and central bank announce plans to regulate digital financial service providers

Nepal, April 20 -- In an effort to facilitate and regulate digital payment systems and businesses in the country, the Nepal Telecommunications Authority and the Nepal Rastra Bank have signed a memoran... Read More


Tamakoshi transmission line project delayed due to change of contractor

Kathmandu, April 19 -- The construction of a section of the 400 kV Tamakoshi-Kathmandu Transmission Line has been delayed by a year due to a change of contractor, project officials said. The Nepal El... Read More


828 MW Uttar Ganga hydro project revived after 7 years

Kathmandu, April 18 -- The Uttar Ganga Power Company, a subsidiary of Nepal Electricity Authority, has invited expression of interest for consulting services to prepare detailed engineering design and... Read More


41 MW added to national grid in first nine months

Kathmandu, April 17 -- The Nepal Electricity Authority commissioned six medium and small hydropower projects and one solar plant in the first nine months of this fiscal year, adding 41 MW to the natio... Read More


Upper Trishuli-3A, Kulekhani-3 plants nearing finish

Nepal, April 15 -- The Upper Trishuli 3A Hydropower Project is on track to come in a few weeks with workers putting the final touches to the power plant and the Matatirtha substation in Kathmandu. The... Read More


116 state bodies bypassed Public Procurement Act

Kathmandu, April 14 -- As many as 116 state bodies under various ministries bypassed the Public Procurement Act while buying construction materials and other logistical equipment worth over Rs2 billio... Read More


Reconstruction work at Tatopani border nearing completion

Kathmandu, April 13 -- Reconstruction work at the Tatopani transit point on the Nepal-China border is nearing completion. The border crossing has remained closed since 2015 after much of the infrastru... Read More


Nagdhunga tunnel plan gets bogged down in paperwork

Kathmandu, April 12 -- The government's plan to build a tunnel under the hills on the western side of the Kathmandu Valley has been delayed as the paperwork drags on. Officials of the Roads Departmen... Read More


Electricity tariffs to be slashed for industrial users

Kathmandu, April 11 -- Nepal is poised to produce surplus energy from the next fiscal year, and the Nepal Electricity Authority has started work to revise electricity tariffs in a bid to encourage ind... Read More