Remote Rukum villages get electricity

RUKUM, DEC 21 – For Kamala Oli, 63, of remote Khara VDC-1 in Rukum district, electricity was a distant dream, a facility only people in towns and cities had.  But when her village was electrified in June, she stayed up the whole night gazing the glowing light bulb inside her house.

It is all thanks to the Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC) that 532 households in Khara have access to electricity, while works are underway to extend the service to 300 more households.

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