NEPAL, ELECTRIFICATION MASTER PLAN PUBLICLY RELEASED

NEPAL, ELECTRIFICATION MASTER PLAN PUBLICLY RELEASED

Kathmandu, April 18, 2022

The Distribution System/Rural Electrification Master Plan of Nepal developed by Gesto from 2018 to 2020 was publicly released on April 18, 2022 in Kathmandu by the Energy Minister Pampha Bhusal, the Vice Chairman of Planning Commission Biswo Nath Poudel, the Norwegian Ambassador Torun Dramdal and Asian Development Bank’s Vice President Shixin Chen.

This event marked the formal launch of the Master Plan, even though the more immediate recommendations made by Gesto were already being implemented since the conclusion of the study. The Master Plan will now serve as a guide for all future investments in distribution networks all over Nepal.