Parties’ manifestos have ambitious plans for ending energy crisis

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Kathmandu, Oct. 21: Political parties have given high priority to plans for solving the ongoing energy crisis in the country in their manifestoes made public for the upcoming CA election.

In its manifesto made public on October 19, UCPN-Maoist has declared to free the country from load shedding in the next three years and generate 10,000 megawatt of power in ten years, 25, 000 mw in 20 years and 45,000 mw in 40 years.

The party has emphasis on rural electrification in all the villages in ten years and aims to establish a National Energy Trade Company to exchange with petroleum.

Nepali Congress aims to end load shedding in three years and add 5,000 mw in five years and to move ahead projects in foreign investment to make Nepal known as a country of hydro power.

The CPN-UML aims to complete Upper Karnali, West Seti, Budhi Gandaki, Upper Marsyangdi, Lower Arun, Tamakoshi Third, Arun Third and Upper Tamor in the next ten years with private sector participation. It aims to make access of all people in modern energy in five years.

RPP-Nepal also aims to end load shedding in five years and build 200 mw to 300 mw projects in all five development regions.  RSS

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