December 8, 2023


Nepal has inked a USD 1.3 billion deal with Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) of India to develop a 679-megawatt hydropower project in eastern Nepal.


  • This will be the second mega venture in Nepal, undertaken by India.
  • It is the single largest foreign investment project.
  • It is based on 2017 cost estimates.
  • To develop the project, a memorandum of understanding was signed by Chief Executive Officer of Investment Board of Nepal Sushil Bhatta and Chairman & Managing Director of SJVN Nand Lal Sharma in Kathmandu.
  • This hydropower project will be developed under build, own, operate and transfer (BOOT) model.
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