Survey Of Narsimhagad Project In Final Stage

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Oct. 11, 2010, 5:45 p.m. Published in Magazine Issue: Vol.: 04 No.-09 Oct. -08-2010(Ashwin 22, 2067)
As experts have pointed out the urgent need to develop storage-type hydropower project to overcome the problem of load shedding, the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is nearing completion in the hydrological and geological survey of Narsimhagad project located in Jajarkot in mid-west.  According to a project development director of NEA Bishnu Bahadur Singh, there will be a need to erect dam of 170m to 200 m height, along with 6 km long tunnel for the project. The project is expected to generate around 400 MW of power. The initial estimates put the cost of project at Rs 40 billion.
 

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