Lighting up villages

Published: Wednesday 15 June 1994

THE inauguration of a 400 kw mini hydro-electric project, at Chilambu in Solukhumbu district, 240 km northeast of Kathmandu, has given a boost to hydel power generation in Nepal. The $8 million plant, set up with the help of the Swiss government, is providing electricity to 30 villages in the Mt Everest region.

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