Construction of Chilime-Trisuli Transmission Line begins 

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    The construction of 220 kV Chilime-Trishuli Transmission Line has begun.

    The construction work was launched formally by organizing a program in Kathmandu on Wednesday.

    The 65-million euro project, equivalent to Rs 7.67 billion, spans 27 kilometers.

    The project is a joint undertaking of the European Union, German Development Cooperation, European Investment Bank and the Government of Nepal.

    Speaking at the program, Ambassador of the European Union to Nepal, Rensje Teerink, said that the construction of the Chilime-Transmission Line is an important pilot contribution to the national grid and that it will bring light and energy to homes, households and school children across the country.

    Similarly, Minister for Energy Janardan Sharma said that the construction of the state of the art 220 kV transmission line is an excellent example of a strong partnership and collective efforts of the Government of Nepal.

    Source : Republica