Nepal PM announces economic development plans
Last Updated: Friday, January 27, 2012, 19:36
  
Kathmandu: Nepal has announced an ambitious economic development plan and promised good governance, emphasising on infrastructure development, hydro power project and creating massive employment opportunities in the country.

Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai introduced a "vision paper" and said the government would now focus on governance and announced a plan of action to improve service delivery and develop itself as an institution accountable to people.

The list of projects mentioned in the vision paper includes completing Kathmandu-Terai fast track road, starting construction of a second international airport outside Kathmandu, preparing detailed project report for 600 MW Budhi Gandaki hydropower Project and starting construction of the 750 MW West Seti project to ease the country's power shortage within the next fiscal year.

Kathmandu: Nepal has announced an ambitious economic development plan and promised good governance, emphasising on infrastructure development, hydro power project and creating massive employment opportunities in the country.

Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai introduced a "vision paper" and said the government would now focus on governance and announced a plan of action to improve service delivery and develop itself as an institution accountable to people.

The list of projects mentioned in the vision paper includes completing Kathmandu-Terai fast track road, starting construction of a second international airport outside Kathmandu, preparing detailed project report for 600 MW Budhi Gandaki hydropower Project and starting construction of the 750 MW West Seti project to ease the country's power shortage within the next fiscal year.

The 108-page plan of action has proposed 27 programmes, including restructuring of ministries and bringing regional administration offices under the Prime Minister?s Office, to achieve good governance.

PTI


First Published: Friday, January 27, 2012, 19:36


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