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Nawalparasi District, which is part of Gandaki Province and part of Lumbini Zone, was one of Nepal's seventy-five districts before being divided. The district, with Parasi as its district headquarters, has an area of 2,162 square kilometers (835 square miles) and a population of 643,508 (2011). Nawalparasi District is bordered on the west by Rupandehi District, on the north by Palpa and Tanahun Districts, on the east and south by Chitwan District, and on the south by the Indian border.Envi Power Energy and Fertiliser Pvt Ltd, a modern biogas plant built at a cost of Rs 120 million in Sukrauli, Western Nawalparasi, has begun generating gas from garbage. The biogas plant, which spans 3,750 square meters, has the capacity to produce 120 cylinders of gas per day.The distribution of biogas units in Nawalparasi totals 398 units.