Kathmandu: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has expressed his determination to advance the construction process of the Karnali Chisapani Hydroelectric Project, which has a capacity of 10,800 megawatts.
Speaking at the 38th annual celebration of Nepal Electricity Authority on Friday, Prime Minister Prachanda mentioned that he envisions moving forward with the construction process of the Karnali Chisapani Hydroelectric Project, which holds a capacity of 10,800 megawatts.
He noted that this is the same dream he had when he became the Prime Minister for the first time, and now he is realizing that dream through the Karnali Chisapani Hydroelectric Project.
He stated that the project has been undergoing a concrete study process.
Furthermore, he shared his intention to also advance the construction of the Budhigandaki Hydropower Project, which has a capacity of around 1,200 megawatts, and mentioned that the government is committed to these plans.
Prime Minister Dahal emphasized his government’s focus on increasing domestic electricity consumption and setting clear goals for electricity export.
“In the coming days, when you witness the advancement in the construction of the 1,200-megawatt Budhigandaki Hydropower Project and mega hydropower projects like Karnali Chisapani, which has a capacity of 10,800 megawatts, and see the government’s efforts progressing, I feel a special sense of happiness and pride,” he said. “When I became the Prime Minister for the first time, I had envisioned the development of mega projects, and among those, I had a dream of a hydropower project with more than 10,000 megawatts like Karnali Chisapani. I am carrying out concrete studies in coordination with the authorities.”