• About Us:

Chilime Engineering and Services Company Ltd. (ChesCo)was established on September 27, 2016 to give complete engineering and services for Hydropower Project Development in Nepal. The company is initiated andinvested by Chilime Hydropower Company Limited (CHPCL) as pre-dominantshare-holder and contains 100% ownership of CHPCL.

  • Vision

ChesCo will be an internationally reputed company for providing engineering and services with a concentration of business activities in the South Asian region.

  • Strategy

Support the Development of Hydropower Projects in Nepal and internationally by optimally utilizing the locally available Technical Resources and Manpower.

  • Objective

To have a multi-disciplinary team of specialists to provide one-stop complete value chain consultancy services including highly technical and complex environments in the energy and other infrastructure sector. Design to Delivery

  • The3 Pillars of ChesCo
  • Values: Integrity, Professionalism & Ethics
  • Human Resources
  • Quality Standards

Benefits working with ChesCo

Chilime Hydropower project (22.1 MW) holds a prestigious history of constructing a project which has its own complete experience in engineering design and management, site supervision including operation and maintenance of 22.1 MW Chilime hydropower project. It was long way back when there wasn’t substantial development of hydropower in the nation. Having many hydropower projects under construction, ChesCo has a strong technical team to handle the various project assignment. On top of the glorious history of CHPCL,it should also be noted that CHPCL has a strong collaboration with government of Nepal. The statement is justified by the 51% share of NEA in CHPCL; and ChesCo, being a subsidiary company with 100% ownership of CHPCL, holds a strong assurance from CHPCL by both technical and managerial aspects. The other benefits working with ChesCo are as follows:

  • In house experienced technical experts in Hydropower, Civil and Environmental Engineering including Electro-mechanical, Hydro-mechanical Study and other Design works.
  •  Involvement of key experts in design and construction supervision of different size of hydropower projects.


Chilime Engineering and Services Company Ltd. (ChesCo)was established on September 27, 2016 to give complete engineering and services for Hydropower Project Development in Nepal. The company is initiated and invested by Chilime Hydropower Company Limited (CHPCL) as pre-dominant share-holder and contains 100% ownership of CHPCL.

Chilime Hydropower Company Limited (Chilime) was incorporated in 1995 with an objective of hydroelectricity generation through optimal utilization of resources within the country. Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) holds majority ownership with 51% share holding. Remaining 49% shareholding is from general public including 10% equity ownership of local people.
Chilime owns and operates 22.1 MW power plant commissioned on August 25, 2003 and located in Rasuwa district, 133 km north of capital city Kathmandu. It sales bulk electricity to NEA at the long term PPA price. The annual energy generation from the plant is about 150 GWh.

Chilime has established following three subsidiaries:
1. Rasuwagadhi Hydropower Company Limited.
2. Madhya Bhotekoshi Jalavidhyut Company Limited.
3. Sanjen Jalavidhyut Company Limited.
4. Chilime Engineering and Services Company Limited.

Chilime,through its three subsidiaries, is developing four hydropower projects with aggregate capacity of 270.3 MW.

ChesCo’s main motive is to develop the skilled man power and give complete hydropower solution for the sustainable hydropower development.

Scope of Services

  • Projects Identification & Investigation.
  • Feasibility study.
  • Environment studies.
  • Detail Engineering.
  • Project Management & Supervision.
  • Due Diligence study.
  • Electromechanical works.
  • Hydro mechanical works.
  • Transmission lines survey and design work.
  • Operation, Repair & Maintenance.
  • Testing.
  • Rehabilitation Works of hydropower projects.