Andhikhola Storage Hydroelectric Project

Civil Works

NEA is concluding Updated Feasibility study of Andhikhola Storage Hydroelectric Project (180 MW) which is situated in Syangja district. There is an urgent need to implement storage hydropower projects in order to fulfill the power system requirement of Nepal. The existing Siddhartha Highway and Kali Gandaki ‘A’ access road provide an easy access to the project site. The proposed Dam site of this project has been located just 3.1 km upstream of Kaligandaki/ Andhikhola confluence. The proposed Powerhouse site is located 12 km downstream of Kali Gandaki ‘A’ (KG-A) Powerhouse site.


Type of Development Storage
Location Syangja district
Maximum Output 180 MW
Annual Energy 674.45 GWh
Design Discharge
Power House (Underground)
Number of units
Transmission line
Construction Cost US$ 559 Million
Construction Time Period