Preps Completed for Tunnel Construction at Bheri-Babai

kathmandupost.ekantipur.com, July 05,’16

According to Bheri-Babai Multipurpose Diversion Project Official, preparations for the construction of the project have been moving faster in recent days and preliminary work to start digging a tunnel has been completed.

The multipurpose project will divert 40 cubic metres of water per second from the Bheri River to the Babai River to irrigate 60,000 hectares of farm land in Banke and Bardia districts and generate 48 MW of energy. The total cost of the project is around Rs16 billion.

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