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Construction of Thulokhola hydel project begins

Published Date : January 29, 2022

KATHMANDU: Construction of Thulokhola hydropower project has begun at Raghunga rural municipality in Myagdi district.

Samyukta Urja Pvt Ltd has started construction of 21.3 MW-hydropower project at Raghunga rural municipality-7 and 8.

Project Chief Rabindra Hamal said that a 115-meter-long tunnel along with nine-kilometer road from Bandighat to Sugarthala and dam site have been constructed as part of the project.

Similarly, a 37-meter bailey bridge over the Rahughat to connect dam site and power house has also been constructed, he added.

The cost for the construction of the hydropower project is estimated at Rs 357 billion and a target has been set to complete the project by 2023 December.

Power produced from this project would be transmitted to the national grid through 132-KV Rahughat sub-station to be constructed at Ambang in Raghunga rural municipality-3.

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