Biomass Energy Support Program (BESP)

Biomass Energy Support Program (BESP)

Key Activities:
  • Baseline cum need assessment new VDCs.
  • Conduction for public hearing.
  • Organize and conduct for new and refresher promoter’s training.
  • Conduction of Promoter’s Ilaka level monthly meetings.
  • Technical tests (CCT) of the installed Improved Cooking Stove (ICS).
  • Installation of wall painting/hoarding board.
  • Orientation cum demonstration of metallic stoves.
  • Install the energy based technology i.e. Improved cooking stoves especially for the poor, women, dalits and disadvantaged households.

Major Achievements:

Date Title
6 VDCs baseline cum need assessment through 1673 HHs ICS demand collection.
Public hearing program through 18 local promoter's selection.
Organized and conduct 6 days 2 promoter's training.
Conducted of 12 (twelve) Promoter's Ilaka level monthly and 4 (four) quarterly meetings.
Technical tests (CCT) of the 4 (four) installed ICS.
Established of 8 promoter's hoarding board.
Conducted ICS VDC level orientation cum demonstration program through awareness from 640 female and 490 male.
Improved Cooking Stove (ICS) are installing for the Dalit HHs-21, Marginalized Janajati HHs-36, Janajati HHs-1143 and Other HHs-150, sum of 1350 households.
1350 HHs ICS installing through female 5332, male 4523 direct beneficiaries.

Project information

  • Project duration 24 months (July, 2009-June, 2011)
  • Project Location 6 VDCs (Dandagaun, Gokule, Ghartichhap, Banakhu, Phoksingtar and Budhakhani) of Kavrepalanchok, district
  • Funding partner's AEPC/ESAP/ Regional Service Centre (RSC)/ REMREC
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