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Tanahu Hydropower Limited (THL) was established as a subsidiary company of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) on 25 March 2012 to develop Tanahu Hydropower Project (previously known as Upper Seti Hydropower Project). The Project site is situated 150 km west of Kathmandu on Seti River near Damauli of Tanahu District in Gandaki Zone. The company also envisages developing Lower Seti (Tanahu) Hydropower Project at the lower reaches of Seti River. The overall management of THL is entrusted to the Board of Directors, headed by the Managing Director of NEA.

The Tanau Hydropower project is the storage type hydropower project with the capacity of 140MW with an estimated average annual energy generation of 587.7 GWh (Years 1-10) and 489.9 GWh (Year 11 onwards). The Project is situated on Seti river of Vyas municipality near Damauli, the district headquarter of Tanahun District. Eight VDCs and Vyas municipality of Tanahun district are directly affected by the project. The estimated cost of the Project is US$ 505 million as indicated in the table:

Mr. Kiran Kumar Shrestha

Managing Director

Raja Bhai Shilpakar

Acting Project Manager

Sachen Gautam

Communication Specialist

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THL Corporate Office
  • Chundevi Marga,House No:217, Maharajgunj Kathmandu
  • Email:
  • Phone:01-4720331,01-4720133,01-4720325,01-4720049
  • Contact Cell No.: 9851052440
THL Site Office
  • Phone:065-415000, 065-415001
  • Rishing Rural Municipality - 01, Jhaputar, Tanahu, Nepal
  • Information Officer: Bhojraj Pokharel: 9841943308
  • Public Information Center Bhimad Municipality -05, Rishing Patan, Tanahu District,Nepal
  • Contact Person: Murali Mohan Gaire: 9846657658
  • Bhagawati Pariyar: 9841153042
  • Local Consultative Forum
  • Rishing Rural Municipality-7 Rishing, Tanahu, Nepal
  • Contact Person: Anup Thapa: 9824127149
  • Sunita Thapa: 9825114417
  • Public Information Center Bhimad Municipality -05, Rishing Patan, TanahuDistrict, Nepal
  • Myagde Rural Municipality-04, Myagde, Tanahu District, Nepal
  • Contact Person: Rajan Ale: 9846657658
  • Amrit Thapa: 9866000642
  • Bhagawati Pariyar: 9841153042