Ilam, Oct 8: Almost 98 per cent works of Upper Mai Hydro being constructed by Mai Valley Hydropower Pvt Ltd at Mawu and Maimajhuwa VDCs of Ilam district have been completed.
The Hydropower Company has noted that it has set the target to complete the construction works and start generating electricity in between Dashain and Tihar festivals.
The construction of the 10-MW capacity hydropower project that started around six years ago has almost come to the completion.
Shanker Mani Pradhan of the project shared that the task of putting up wires has been intensified after completing important works of fixing head box, tunnel and powerhouse.
He further informed that the construction of 55 towers from power house to sub-station of Godak is gaining momentum.
Panchakanya Group and Nabil Bank including four other banks are investing for the project which is estimated to be accomplished at total cost of Rs 1.9 billion.