Seti Hydropower Project

JUN 15

Preliminary   > Geography   >   Dams and reservoirs   >   Places in news

Why in news?

  • India will be taking over west Seti Hydropower Project nearly four years after China withdrew from it, ending a six-year engagement between 2012 and 2018.

About Seti Hydropower Project:

  • It is a proposed Hydropower Project, which is to be built on the Seti river in far-western Nepal, which has remained on the drawing board for the last six decades.

Significance

  • Its success is expected to restore India’s image in Nepal and give it weightage in future considerations for hydropower projects, when competition is bound to be tough.
  • West Seti, therefore, has the potential to be a defining model for Nepal India’s power relations in future

 

PRACTICE QUESTION:

Seti Hydropower Project, recently seen in news, is located in:

(a) Nepal

(b) Bhutan

(c) China

(d) Myanmar

Answer