Hydro-Consult Engineering Limited (HCE) Provides Consultancy services in water resource based infrastructure development. We worked with water, land and people while respecting the local socio-ecological systems. We investigate, design and assist to develop hydropower projects in Nepal and abroad. We offer or services in water supply, irrigation and transportation sectors as well.
HCE was established as BPC Hydro consult for carrying out consulting and engineering business of Butwal Power Company (BPC) in 1986 as a firm of planners and engineers, environmentalists, consultant and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Although, established in 1986, engineering activities in BPC hydro consult we used to be carried out directly under BPC since 1966. BPC founded in 1966, is a pioneering hydropower organization in Nepal. BPC Hydro consultwas structured as Engineering department of BPC in 1991.In 2009, engineering Department of BPC was established as an independent entity; Hydro Consult Private Limited (HCPL), by acquiring major shares in an existing firm that was being run by People Energy and Environment Development and Association (PEEDA). BPC along with its ongoing consulting business; transferred goodwill, logo, staff and assets of Engineering Department (BPC Hydro consult)to HCPL. HCPLwas transformed into public limited on September 18,2012. HCE is the first engineering consulting firmregistered as Public Limited in Nepal. At present, BPC holds 80 % share of HCE and 20 % shares is heldby PEEDA.
Presently,HCE is a group of companies providing consultancy services in hydropower, water supply irrigation, road and bridges. It undertakes all stages of a project study including project planning, pre-feasibility, feasibility study, detailed design, and preparation of tender documents, project management and commissioning. Its focuses on development of environmentally and socially sustainable infrastructures based on sound engineering practices, innovation, quality, and research and development by statisfying customer needs. HCE has a well set system of design procedures and quality controls taking into account the environmental issues and socio-economic aspects of the projects. The strength of HCE is highly experienced expertise in hydrology, hydraulics, water resources, geology and environment. HCE has a competent team of more than 50 professionals that includes Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers; Hydrologists, Geologists, and Environmentalist.