Deuba, Modi jointly inaugurates Kataiya-Kaushaha, Rasaul Parwanipur cross-border transmission line

NEW DELHI, Aug 24: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi has jointly inaugurated Kataiya-Kaushaha and Raxaul-Parwanipur Cross-border transmission line for supply of 50 MW each.

PM Deuba and Indian PM Modi inaugurated the project through remote operations from Hyderabad House in New Delhi Thursday afternoon at 1 pm.

With this, additional 100-MW electricity would be supplied to Nepal from coming winter season which would help address growing demand of electricity in the country.

Earlier, during the India visit of then Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli the 400-KV Dhalkebar-Mujafarfur inter-country transmission line was inaugurated.

According to Executive Director of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Kul Man Ghising, the two transmission lines, inaugurated today, were constructed in last January.

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba said that the inter-country transmission lines have been jointly inaugurated today to address the demand of power in Nepal.