Project Areas

Electricity Transmission Project

The Electricity Transmission Project, a National Pride Project, will build 312 km of 400 kV electricity
transmission lines and three substations, and provide technical assistance for the power sector in Nepal.
The 312 km of transmission line will pass through 30 municipalities in 10 districts. 856 towers will be
installed to support the transmission lines. The locations for the three substations are in Ratmate,
Damauli and New Butwal.

Project districts: Kathmandu, Sindhupalchowk, Nuwakot, Dhading, Makwanpur, Chitwan, Tanahun,
Palpa, Nawalpur, Parasi.

Road Maintenance Project

The Road Maintenance Project aims to enhance current practices in the maintenance up to 305 km of Nepal’s strategic roads network and will provide technical assistance to the Department of Roads (DoR) and Roads Board Nepal. Maintenance interventions will include pavement improvement techniques and include safety enhancement features. New pavement improvement technologies adopted are Full Depth Recycling (FDR) and Superpave asphalt concrete, which follows the principle of recycling existing pavement material. In agreement with the DoR, the project has selected the Dhankhola-Lamahi (approx. 40 km) section of the East-West Highway as a pilot. After the success of this pilot and based on positive results, MCA-Nepal will exercise the technology along Lamahi- Shivakhola (37 km) section of the East-West Highway.

Project districts: Kapilvastu, Arghakhanchi and Dang.