During his visit, Sharma met Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Nepalese Deputy Prime Minister Bishnu Prasad Paudel today in Kathmandu and asked the Prime Minister to consider SJVN for the development of additional hydropower projects in the Arun Basin and other places in Nepal, “he added. mentionned.
The foundation of the 900 megawatt Arun III hydropower plant under construction in the Tumlingtar region of eastern Nepal was jointly laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart KP Sharma Oli.
In January 2021, SJVN Ltd announced the bagging of the 679 MW Lower Arun hydroelectric project in Nepal through an international tender.
“The Prime Minister expressed his satisfaction with the progress of on-going activities at the project sites and showed keen interest in visiting the Arun-3 hydropower project sites,” SJVN said.
SJVN, a joint venture of the Government of India and the Government of Himachal Pradesh, is active in various sectors of power generation, including hydropower, wind, solar and thermal.
The company’s installed capacity is currently 2,016.51 MW. Its goal is to be a 5,000 MW company by 2023, a 12,000 MW company by 2030 and a 25,000 MW company by 2040.