Energy Minister assures 10,000 megawatt power in next 10 years

Energy Minister Barsha Man Pun at a function in Sirubari of Sindhupalchok, on Sunday, April 22, 2018.

Sindhupalchok, April 22

Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Barsha Man Pun says Nepal will produce 10,000 megawatt power in next 10 years.

He says the government has adopted the plan of expanding electricity generation and is currently implementing it effectively.

Speaking at a function organised to inaugurate a solar life water plan in Sirubari of Sindhupalchok district today, the Minister said solar energy would also contribute to the overall power production in the country. He added that multipurpose projects would be the priority of government.

Nepal Electricity Authority’s Managing Director Kul Man Ghising and Province 3 Social Development Minister Yubaraj Dulal also spoke of the need of making people independent on energy during the function.


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