More than 26k commit to invest Rs 2.6bln in hydropower

KATHMANDU: The Government of Nepal has received commitment from thousands of people to invest in hydropower projects.

As many as 25,201 individuals committed to investing a total of Rs 2.6 billion in its programme -- Nepal's Water, People's Investment, according to a statement issued by Energy Minister Janardan Sharma's Secretariat.

Likewise, 28 companies have expressed their interest to put in money in the hydropower projects.