Published Date: 2010-03-04, Thursday
th and Dr. Janak Lal Karmacharya presentedthe issues related with hydropower development in He spoke about different barriers andobstacles responsible for the degradation of electrical power sector in thecountry. Following, Mr. Dipak Upadhyay spoke on the current issues onthe power sector. He first the presentedthe current power and energy status of the nation. If immediate step is nottaken to overcome the current energy crisis, the nation will have more energydeficit in the coming years. He also highlighted that we need more storage typehydropower plants and high capacity cross border transmission link can be theother option to overcome the crisis. Finally in the inaugural session Prof. Dr. SureshRaj Sharma, the Vice Chancellor of Kathmandu University elaboratedthe role of the program a success.