Designated routes of Solu Corridor won’t be reviewed: NEA


, February 24

Managing Director of Electricity Authority (NEA) Kul Man Ghising has clarified that the designated route of the () will not be reviewed.

During a recent inspection at the project site in Solukhumbhu, which has been stalled since almost three years, Ghising said that changing the prescribed route of the would affect the entire project and thus revising the route should not be an option.

“We would like to assure that locals along the route of the transmission line will be provided the best possible compensation. The designated route of the transmission line project is scientific as it has ensured that the project passes through as few settlements and agriculture land as possible,” said Ghising.

He also urged the locals not to obstruct the project development assuring that the project will provide other necessary facilities to locals in the days to come.

“As production of electricity in the country is increasing, we need to complete construction of transmission line projects on . Failure to complete the Solu Corridor will result in wastage of electricity produced by different hydropower pr

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