Dam to Increase Flow in Bagmati River


The Himalayan Times reports that the Nepal government has proposed to construct a 100 m high dam in Shivapuri Dhap to increase water flow in the Bagmati River. The High Powered Committee for Integrated Development of the Bagmati Civilisation is running a pilot project for the purpose since the last six months. The committee said the project was expected to be completed in the next 18 months.