Resettlement & Rehabilitation (R&R) and Resettlement Action Plan for the Diding – Dhalkebar – Indo Nepal International Border of 400 kV D/C Diding (Nepal) – Muzzafarpur (India) Transmission Line system for Evacuation of Power from Arun –3 HPP

Transmission Line

Arun-3 Hydropower Project (900 MW) is situated in Sankhuwasabha District. A 400 kV D/C transmission line has been proposed to evacuate the power from the switchyard of the project at Diding to Muzzafarpur Substation in India. Nepal portion of the transmission line length is 210 km and the total 310 km D/C line will connect to the Dhalkebar Substation via LILO arrangement and eventually connect to the Muzzafarpur Substation in India after passing through 7 VDCs (Village Development Committees) of Nepal. More than half of route alignments passes through hilly trunk region and altitude goes up to 2400 m it also covers plain regions of Nepal.

Jade Consult provided services for: (i) Preparation of Resettlement & Rehabilitation Plan (Resettlement Action Plan) for Nepal portion of the 400 kV D/C Transmission Line System ii) Detailed survey and detailed engineering of the changed portion of TL iii) Supplementary IEE of the changed portion of TL alignment iv)  Cadastral map verification.

Client: SJVN Arun-3 Power Development Company (P.) Ltd.