Authorities compensate villagers affected by 144 MW project
Damauli, May 10: The local authorities here have extended financial compensation to the villagers affected by the construction of the 144 – megawatt Tanahun Hydro Power Project at Patan area of Byas Municipality – 5.
According to District Administration Office, Tanahun's Accountant, Radhika Gautam, Rs 32.95 million was distributed among 170 people affected by the project.
The locals of Kanhu, Shivapur, Jamune, Kotdurbar, Rishing, Rani Pokhari and Bhimdal villages have been compensated.
Chief District Officer, Phanindramani Pokharel said the authorities plan to distribute Rs 65.7 million to the locals in the area. The Project will compensate the owners of 1250 ropanis of land in the area. RSS