West Seti Hydroelectric Project is a controversial electric
export dam project from Nepal to India, and the project is
expected to receive loans and political guarantees by ADB,
China Ex-Im Bank and etc. ADB was preparing for a public sector
loan to Nepali government, private sector loan, political
guarantee and equity investment to West Seti
Hydro Ltd. lead by an Australian Company, SMEC.
According to Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report,
more than 10,000 people will be displaced, which will be the
largest displacement of development projects in Nepal. Moreover,
there are numerous serious problems on information disclosure
and consultation, and negative influence on the environment
and the local people.
Contact Person: Yuki