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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.

Application for Generation License Hydropower Projects

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Dhad Khola Small Hydropower Project

Dharampani, Tanahun

  • Issue Date: 2010-03-10
  • Installed Capacity : 2.720 MW
  • Phase : Application for Generation License
  • Type : Run-of-River
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Upper Marsyangdi- 2 Hydropower Project

Ghermu,Taghring (Lamjung)

  • Issue Date: 2011-09-12
  • Installed Capacity : 600 MW
  • Phase : Application for Generation License
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Middle Trishuli Ganga Nadi Hydropower Project

Gerkhu, Nuwakot

  • Issue Date: 2018-09-20
  • Installed Capacity : 65 MW
  • Phase : Application for Generation License
  • Type : Run-of-River
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Salubyani Gad Small Hydropower Project

Kalukheti, Bajhang

  • Issue Date: 2018-09-20
  • Installed Capacity : 0.233 MW
  • Phase : Application for Generation License
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Upper Budhiganga B Hydropower Project

Bajura

  • Application Date: 2019-01-19
  • Installed Capacity : 8.4 MW
  • Phase : Application for Generation License
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Budhigandaki Ka Hydroelectric Project

Gumda,Kerauja,Uiya (Gorkha)

  • Application Date: 2018-03-27
  • Installed Capacity : 105 MW
  • Phase : Application for Generation License
  • Type : Run-of-River
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Lower Charnawati

Fasku,Katakuti,Bhimeshwar Munic (Dolakha)

  • Issue Date: 2015-10-05
  • Installed Capacity : 6.4 MW
  • Phase : Application for Generation License
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Ilep Tatopani Khola HPP

Lapa,Sirtung (Dhading)

  • Issue Date: 2015-12-18
  • Installed Capacity : 25 MW
  • Phase : Application for Generation License
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Upper Piluwa-1

Madi Rambeni,Siddhakali (Sankhuwasabha)

  • Issue Date: 2017-09-15
  • Installed Capacity : 7.700 MW
  • Phase : Application for Generation License
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
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Setikhola Hydroelectric Project

Bharatpokhari,Lekhnath (Kaski)

  • Issue Date: 2016-12-18
  • Installed Capacity : 22 MW
  • Phase : Application for Generation License
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
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Jaldigad

Syalakhadi (Rukum)

  • Issue Date: 2017-03-03
  • Installed Capacity : 21 MW
  • Phase : Application for Generation License
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
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Bagar Khola HEP

Chimkhola (Myagdi)

  • Issue Date: 2017-03-26
  • Installed Capacity : 5.5 MW
  • Phase : Application for Generation License
  • Type : Run-of-the-river