Bindhyabasini Hydropower Development Company Limited (BHDC) was incorporated in 2057/09/03 to develop, operate and maintain 15.4 MW project through the corridor of Rudi Khola compromising two cascade projects of Rudi A (8.8 MW) and Rudi B (6.6 MW). The authorized share capital of BHDC is 200 Crores. BHDC is focused on developing and implementing affordable renewable energy projects that enhance productivity and improve Nepalese living standards.

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Sita Acharya

Nepal, the Land of Himalayas well renowned for its water resources, where more than 6000 rivers and falls flow down from highs Himalaya through Mountain and Terai. However, Nepal has not yet been able to tap even one percent of potential electricity generation capacity in more than a century of hydropower 

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Rudi Khola- A Small Hydropower Project (8.8 MW)

Rudi Khola-A Small Hydropower Project is developed by Bindhyabasini Hydropower Development Company Pvt. Ltd. Initially, this project was developed as 6.8MW RoR type of project and PPA was done accordingly. During Rudi-B development, the project layout concept has been revised adopted as tailrace project of Rudi-B with increased head and additional collection of Chhedewa and Rudi Khola to the headpond located near Rudi-B PH. Presently the project has been updated with an installed capacity of 8.8 MW with 276.89m net head and 3.72m3/sec design discharge at Q40%. It is located in Kaski District at Mijuredanda VDC but the headpond and collection schemes are located in Pasgaun VDCs of Lamjung district. Rudi khola is boarder of Lamjung and Kaski district. The geographical coordinate of the pr

Rudi Khola- B Small Hydropower Project (6.6 MW)

Rudi Khola-B Small Hydropower project is a run-of-river type of project located just upstream of panned Rudi-A Small Hydropower Project and is developed by Bindhyabasini Hydropower Development Company Pvt. Ltd. The same company is developing this project with an installed capacity of 6.6 MW with 299.81m net head and 2.55m3/sec design discharge at Q40%.  Major components of Rudi-B Small Hydropower Project are located in Lamjung district at Pasgaun VDC. Rudi khola is boarder of Lamjung and Kaski district and the other side of the river is located on Mijuredanda VDC of Kaski district. Geographical coordinate of the project area is located between longitudes 84o11'00” to 84o13’00” and latitudes 28o16’20” to 28o17’50”.  The catchment area of Rudi above the collection intakes is 35.

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