KHOTANG, July 6: Flood in Mewa Khola has damaged powerhouse of Mewa Khola Hydropower Project (1 MW) and swept away all the equipment. According to Lalit Kumar Rai, project manager of Mewa Khola Hydropower project, the rain-swollen Mewa Khola caused damages in the powerhouse on Saturday night. Loss due to the flood has been estimated at Rs 4 million.
“The powerhouse has been badly damaged and all the equipment have been swept away,” Rai said. General people own 30 percent of shares in the project which is estimated to cost Rs 190 million. Similarly, banks have financed the remaining 70 percent.
Source : Republica