The final stage of construction of dams and a tunnel for the Gharkhola hydropower project has been reached.
Infrastructure work, such as powerhouse construction, is now occurring. The construction work has been hastened in order to complete the project within a year, according to Anil Tiwari, officer of the Myagdi hydropower project.
Started in 2018, nearly 70% of the project’s construction work has been accomplished to date. South Asian Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. is the civil contractor on the project, while Simar Energy Pvt. Ltd. is the electrical contractor.
CE Hydro Mechanical Works Pvt. Ltd. is the hydro mechanical contractor. Around 150 employees are employed daily by the civil contractor.
Despite topographical challenges, COVID-19, the restriction order, and landslides, engineer Josheb Bajracharya stated that construction is continuing. The project’s final cost is estimated to exceed Rs 2.4 billion.