Micro Hydro Schemes : Case of Ghandruk VDC, Nepal

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Micro Hydro Schemes : Case of Ghandruk VDC, Nepal

  1. 1. P R E S E N T E D B Y : R E G M I M I L A N N A T I O N A L C O L L E G E C E N T E R F O R D E V E L O P M E N T S T U D I E S B A L U W A T A R , K A T H M A N D U MICRO HYDRO SCHEMES: A CASE OF GHANDRUK VDC NEPAL
  2. 2. 8/17/2013(C) REGMI MILAN 2 CHILDRENS IN GHANDRUK Lets start with a Smile 
  3. 3. WHERE DOES GHANDRUK LIES ? 8/17/2013 3 (C) REGMI MILAN
  4. 4. Background of VDC  Ghandruk is a small and well established village in Central Nepal and is a popular tourist destination.  It attracts both local and foreign tourist with its traditional Gurung lifestyle.  In addition to tourism, the main sources of income are : Agriculture and the Military Service (people Engaged in Military services , British Army, Indian Army , Peace keeping force)  The main energy sources in Ghandruk are : Fire wood , Kerosene, LPG, and Electricity. 8/17/2013 4 (C) REGMI MILAN
  5. 5. 8/17/2013(C) REGMI MILAN 5
  6. 6. Gurung Life Style, British Army, Indian Army, Peace keeping Force 8/17/2013(C) REGMI MILAN 6
  7. 7. Statistical Detail of Ghandruk Village No. House Holds 1142 Electrified Housefolds 278 Total population 5138 Number of Males 2497 Number of Females 2641 Electricity Tariff Rs 0.50 a watt 10% 2% 44%21% 23% Ghandruk at a Glance No. House Holds Electrified Housefolds Total population Number of Males Number of Females 8/17/2013 7 (C) REGMI MILAN
  8. 8. 8/17/2013(C) REGMI MILAN 8
  9. 9. Electricity in Ghandruk  Electricity in Ghandruk is supplied by an off-grid micro hydro plant built in 1992 with the assistance from ACAP.(Annapurna Conservation Area Project), a NGO working to preserve the area’s Natural Resource.  The hydro power plant has an output of 50KW. 8/17/2013 9 (C) REGMI MILAN
  10. 10. Components 8/17/2013(C) REGMI MILAN 10  Financing Construction of the hydro power plant cost Rs.3.4million (US$51000) and was financed through a combination of loans , grants and both cash in kind of contributions from the community. However, the project was initiated by the community leaders who mobilized the people in fund raising and approached ACAP for assistance. After 12 years of operation, the project is in strong financial condition and has an annual operating profit as 6% of the original cost of construction of the project.
  11. 11. 8/17/2013(C) REGMI MILAN 11 N ACAP Region
  12. 12. Public Private Partnership 8/17/2013(C) REGMI MILAN 12  The electrification required close cooperation between the community, the private sector, government and civil society.  Agricultural Bank of Nepal provided a loan, The Government of Nepal gave a loan while ACAP helped with community mobilization and financial aid.  A private company was contracted to design and build the hydropower plant, while overall management of the project was left to the electrification committee which was selected among the consumers.
  13. 13. 8/17/2013(C) REGMI MILAN 13 PPP Public private Partnership Community Sector Private Sector Government Sector What led to PPP?
  14. 14. Livelihood Benefits 8/17/2013(C) REGMI MILAN 14 Cooking 11% Refrigeration 2% Lighting 32% TV or Radio 28% Telecommunication /IT 0% Security 19% Hot water 8% Use of Electricity By House Hold
  15. 15. CONCLUSION 8/17/2013(C) REGMI MILAN 15 The construction and Management of the micro Hyrdo power plant in Ghandruk is an example of successful PPP(Public Private Partnership) Community based Electrification schemes needs a strong Institutional Support Mechanism to succeed.(ACAP) Adequate planning is required if the economic and social benefits of electricity are to be maximized. Electricity can reduce pressure on biomass resources for cooking and heating water.
  16. 16. References 8/17/2013(C) REGMI MILAN 16  Case study of DFID(Department for International Development) conducted by SBB, Nepal and ESD , UK on PACE project.(PPP for community access to electricity)  Case study :Public private partnership in Nepal ,Srijana Bhattarai, Nepal Investment Board (NIB)2013.  http://pace.energyproject.net
  17. 17. 8/17/2013(C) REGMI MILAN 17 GREETINGS FROM GHANDRUK.. Aarigato Gojaimash

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