34

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Application for Survey License Projects

29

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Application for Generation License Projects

208

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Under Construction Hydropower Projects

94

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Live Hydropower Projects

289

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No. of Rivers with Hydropower Projects

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About Nepal Water Resource Portal

The Nepal Water Resource Portal provides a complete picture of Nepal’s water resources and its varied uses. It is a database of all major and minor rivers and river basins along with operational, under construction and under survey hydropower projects on these rivers. In addition, the website includes irrigation projects and groundwater level across the country, giving a spatial representation of Nepal’s water resource and its utilities.


The team working on the portal was inspired by the lack of composite information on how water resources are used or at times even exploited. This portal, therefore, provides a tool to analyze water resources and the development of a region. It uses GIS to locate the infrastructure projects on each river, within the administrative boundaries along with the salient features of those projects, bringing to light the developmental trajectory of our rivers.

River with Hydropower Projects

mai khola

4

Projects

Dudhkoshi River

Khotang,Okhaldhunga,Solukhumbu,Sunsari,Udayapur

  • Dudhkoshi-2 (Jaleswar) Hydropower Project
  • Dudhkoshi Storage Hydroelectric Project
  • Dudhkoshi Storage HEP
  • Dudhkoshi-6 HEP
mai khola

4

Projects

Budhi Gandaki River

Dhading,Gorkha

  • Budhigandaki Ka Hydropower Project
  • Budhi Gandaki HEP
  • Tom Dogar HEP ( Budhi gandaki)
  • Budhigandaki Ka Hydroelectric Project
mai khola

4

Projects

Chepe Khola

Gorkha,Ilam,Lamjung,Tanahu

  • Super Chepe HEP
  • Dudhpokhari Chepe HEP
  • Chepe Khola Small HEP
  • Chepe Khola HEP
mai khola

4

Projects

Hongu Khola

Solukhumbu

  • Middle Hongu Khola B HPP
  • Middle Hongukhola A Hydropower Project
  • Hongu Khola I HEP
  • Hongu Khola HEP
mai khola

4

Projects

Dudh Khola

Baglung,Lamjung,Manang,Myagdi

  • Dudh Khola Dordi HEP
  • Lower Dudkunda HPP
  • Dudh Khola Small HPP
  • Dudh khola HEP
mai khola

3

Projects

Sunkoshi Nadi

Bhojpur,Dhankuta,Kabhrepalanchok,Khotang,Okhaldhunga,Ramechhap,Sindhuli,Sindhupalchok,Udayapur

  • Middle Sunkoshi Hydropower Project
  • Sunkoshi Hydropower Station
  • Sunkoshi Small Hydropower Project
mai khola

3

Projects

Chamaliya Nadi

Baitadi,Darchula

  • Chameliya (Chhetigad) Hydropower Project
  • Upper Chameliya Hydropower Project
  • Chameliya Khola Hydropower Project
mai khola

3

Projects

Daram Khola

Baglung,Gulmi

  • Daram khola A Hydroelectric Project
  • Daram Khola Hydroelectric Project
  • Middle Daram Khola-B Hydropower Project
mai khola

3

Projects

Jogmai Khola

Ilam

  • Jogmai Khola Small Hydroelectric Project
  • Lower jogmai Khola
  • Jogmai Cascade
mai khola

3

Projects

Kulekhani Khola

Makawanpur

  • Kulekhani 3 Hydropower Project
  • Kulekhani II Hydropower Station
  • Kulekhani 1 Hydropower Station
mai khola

3

Projects

Bagmati Nadi

Kabhrepalanchok,Kathmandu,Lalitpur,Makawanpur,Rautahat,Sarlahi,Sindhuli

  • Bagmati Nadi Hydropower Project
  • Tallo Bagmati Small HPP
  • Malta Bagmati Small Hydro Power Project
mai khola

3

Projects

Sanjen Khola

Rasuwa

  • Sanjen Khola Hydropower Project
  • Sanjen Hydropower Project
  • Upper Sanjen Hydropower Project

Hydropower Projects

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Isuwa Khola Hydropower Project

Makalu (Sankhuwasabha)

  • Issue Date: 2015-02-16
  • Installed Capacity : 97.2 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
mai khola

Himchuli Dordi HEP

Dhodeni,Faleni (Lamjung)

  • Issue Date: 2015-03-27
  • Installed Capacity : 57 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
mai khola

Jum Khola Hydropower Project

Lamabagar (Dolakha)

  • Issue Date: 2015-12-24
  • Installed Capacity : 56 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
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Dudhkoshi-6 HEP

Chaurikharka (Solukhumbu)

  • Issue Date: 2016-03-15
  • Installed Capacity : 83 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
mai khola

Ghunsa Khola HEP

Lelep (Taplejung)

  • Issue Date: 2016-08-02
  • Installed Capacity : 71.5 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
mai khola

Simbuwa Khola Hydroelectric Project

Tapethok (Taplejung)

  • Issue Date: 2016-08-02
  • Installed Capacity : 53.7 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
mai khola

Middle Mewa HPP

Liwang,Sanwa,Nalbu,Papung,Thukima (Taplejung)

  • Issue Date: 2016-12-20
  • Installed Capacity : 49 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
mai khola

Sani Bheri HPP

Rangsi (Rukum)

  • Issue Date: 2017-03-09
  • Installed Capacity : 44.52 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
mai khola

Hongu Khola HEP

Chheskam (Solukhumbu)

  • Issue Date: 2017-04-03
  • Installed Capacity : 28.9 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
mai khola

Nyasim Hydropower Project

Gumba (Sindhupalchok)

  • Issue Date: 2017-04-21
  • Installed Capacity : 35 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
mai khola

Ghunsa-Tamor HEP

Lelep (Taplejung)

  • Issue Date: 2017-05-12
  • Installed Capacity : 43 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
mai khola

Lower Isuwa Khola HPP

Makalu (Sankhuwasabha)

  • Issue Date: 2017-05-15
  • Installed Capacity : 37.7 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river