Sanfebagar Municipality -10, Achham , Nepal 097-590000

Government of Nepal

Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation

Department of Electricity Development

Budhi Ganga Hydropower Project


Agreement Signing between BHP and GEODATA-BIDR-SIDEF JV for Consulting Services for Construction Supervision

Training on " Contract Management Using FIDIC Modules"

Bridge and Access Road

Office Block

Saudi Fund for Development Mission

Saroj Acharya

Saroj Acharya

Project Manager

Mobile: 9858481099

Budhiganga Hydropower Project

Budhiganga Hydropower Project aims at contributing to the social and economic development of Nepal through increasing electricity generation capacity of the country which will help to meet the load demand and reduce the load shedding by developing the Budhi Ganga Hydroelectric Power Project. The Project is a peaking run-of-river type that lies within the Achham and Bajura districts on the Budhi Ganga River, a major tributary to the Seti River and is located in the Far Western Development Region approximately 890 km west of the capital Kathmandu.

Swatantra Kumar Karna

Information Officer

Swatantra Kumar Karna

Electrical Engineer

Mobile: 9851242807

Salient Features

S. N. Features Description
1 Location SanfeBagar Municipality and Mellekh rural Municipality of Achham and Budhi Ganga Municipality of Bajura, District
2 Type of Project Peaking Run-of-River
3 Hydrology  
  Catchment area (Dam axis) 1075 km2
  90% dependable flow 0.9m3/s

Vision, Mission & Objectives


Brighter and prosperous Nepal through the sustainable hydropower generation harnessing the country's available water resources with the competent public sector

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Capacity building of Public sector in hydropower development for sustainable economic growth of the country;

Completion of the hydropower projects of desired quality within the stipulated time by the estimated cost;

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Complete the 20MW capacity Budhiganga hydropower project, located in Achham district of specified standards within 2025 by the estimated cost.

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