Nepal PM visiting Shimla to inspect Nathpa-Jhakri hydro-power project

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], Sept. 17 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda is visiting Jhakri town in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh today to inspect Asia's biggest underground Nathpa-Jhakri hydro-power project. The project has a power generation capacity of 1500 megawatt. Prime Minister Dahal is also expected to hold discussions on hydro-power projects in Nepal with officials of Sutlej Jal Vidyut Nigam, a Navratna Public Sector Undertaking. The Nigam is commissioning various hydro-power projects in several states like Himachal Pradesh, Uttrakhand and Arunachal Pradesh. Elaborate security arrangements have been made for the Nepal Prime Minister's visit. (ANI)