Power station damaged by landslide


Jumla, June 13: A power station of the Sana Hydro Power Project based at Malikabota VDC – 9 has been struck with a landslide causing severe damages and cutting off power supply to the village.

The landslide struck at 12 midnight three days ago and damaged the entire power house, local Sher Bahadur Rawat said. The power supply to the entire Malikabota VDC has been cut off following the landslip creating undue problems for the local residents.

The power blackout has also affected the operation of many domestic industries and other essential undertakings.

A total of 1,800 members of 350 households have been forced to spend time without power. The 25 kilowatt hydro power project was launched in 1989 (2046 BS) at an investment of Rs 2.9 million. RSS

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