Nepal Government Cancels Hydropower Project With China

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The Nepalese government has canceled a prominent hydropower project with China to be built on the Budhi Gandaki river. The project was conceptualized one and a half years ago. Chinese company Gezhouba Water & Power (Group) Co Ltd was awarded the project but the parliament has scrapped with over suspicion of irregularities and a lack of transparency in the matter.

A 3D Model Of The Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Plant
A 3D Model Of The Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Plant

The information was made public by deputy prime minister of Nepal Kamal Thapa. The hydropower project was a storage type project and was to be built on the Budhi Gandaki river in the Central-Western Nepal. It was a 1200 megawatt project and would have been the largest hydroelectric plant in the country.

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