Greenlight for Lower Arun 

Indian state-owned SJVN Limited has begun initial planning on the Lower Arun Hydropower Project after obtaining survey permission. The 679MW project based on the peaking run of the river system will cost Rs134 billion.

SJVN, selected during the Nepal Investment Summit in 2019 is responsible for the development, ownership, operation and transfer structures of the project, and has to present a detailed project report to the Investment Board within two years of signing the MoU.

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