Government of Nepal
Ministry of Finance
AID MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR NEPAL
(1). Preparaion of Upper Arun Hydropower Project (UAHEP) and Ikhuwa Khola Hydropower Project (IKHP) - ESIA; Detailed Engineering Design; Bidding documents for project construction;
(2). Preparation of key transmission line projects to be identified: - Undertake a feasibility study and prepare basic design, route survey, ESIA, and bid documents for supply and construction;
(3). River basin planning with an integrated water resource management (IWRM) approach for selected river basins;
(4). Recommendations for improvement of water resources management and regulations, including updating of the Water Resource Act and capacity building of the WECS;
(5). Preparation of Power System Expansion Plan, including preparation of a Hydropower Generation Master Plan;
(6). Establishing and operationalizing a power trading company;
(7). Recommendations of NEA business restructuring for improved management and efficiency;
(8). Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment (SESA) for River basing Planning;
(9). Recommendations for environmental and social guidelines for hydropower development;
(10). Safeguard capacity building for management of transmission line ROW issues;
(11). Support for project management.
(a). Strengthened the capacity for planing and preparation of hydro power projects and transmission line projects
(b). Improved readiness of the power sector agencies for regulatory and institutional reforms
The project will benefit NEA and GON agencies in terms of master planning and preparation of hydropower and transmission projects, creation of a conducive environment for promotion of hydropower and water resources development in a sustainable way, and improvement of institutional capacity for power sector policy making.
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