Mr Raju Shrestha









Mechanical Engineer Since 1998 (Powerhouse Mechanical - Hydropower & Hydro-Mechanical)  

He is Master of Science by Research – 2010 and Bachelor in Engineering – 1998 in Mechanical Engineering, Kathmandu University, Kavre, Nepal.

He is a Mechanical Engineer – Hydropower; in the field academic, industry and project management representing client, contractor and consultant. He was involved in various projects and Plants related to Hydropower, Water Supply and Waste Water Treatment for study, component / system design & drawing, project development, rehabilitation and research.

He got work experience in different countries as Nepal, Norway, Namibia, Kuwait, China and Afghanistan.

His Project and Job History 

 Team Leader, Naghlu Hydropower Rehabilitation Project- 100 MW, 100 m Dam, Afghanistan   Feb 2018 – Dec 2018

Mechanical Engineer, Rasuwagadhi Hydroelectric Project-111 MW, Nepal                                 Feb 2016 – Jan 2018

Mechanical Engineer, Melamchi Water Supply Project – 6 m3/s discharge, Nepal                       July 2015 – Feb 2016

Mechanical Engineer, Neckartal Dam Project- 80 m Dam, Namibia                                             Jan 2015 – Apr 2015

Mechanical Engineer, Upper Tamakoshi Hydroelectric Project- 456 MW, Nepal                         Nov 2014 – Nov 2014

Mechanical Engineer, Middle Bhotekoshi Hydro Electric Project- 102 MW, Nepal                      Jul 2011 – Oct 2013

Project Manager, Turbine Testing Laboratory, Kathmandu University- 300 kW. Nepal               Jul 2009 – Jul 2011

Manager Engineering Services, Norvic International Hospital, Kathmandu Nepal                       Jan 2009 – Jun 2009

Mechanical Engineer, KCC Engineering & Contracting Co, Kuwait                                             May 2008 – Jul 2008

Sr. Mechanical Engineer, Nepal Hydro & Electric Limited, Nepal                                                Dec 2006 – Apr 2008

Teaching Faculty & Master Student, Kathmandu University. Kavre, Nepal                                  Jul 2002 – Nov 2006

  • Thermodynamic Efficiency Measurement according to IEC 41 in Jhimruk Power Plant, Khimti 1 Hydropower plant, Andhi Khola Power plant in Nepal
  • And Ulvik Power plant, HØydal Power plant in Norway
  • Efficiency measurements of a centrifugal pump as a turbine, Measurements of Friction losses in pipes, Flow rate measurements and calibration, Efficiency measurements of Francis model turbine in Water Power laboratory, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway

Mechanical Engineer, Nepal Hydro & Electric Limited, Nepal                                                      Jun 2000 – Nov 2001

  • Drawing and installation of Nyshar MHP (30 kW) in Tibet, China
  • Nuplung MHP (20 kW) rehabilitation Project in Tibet, China

Mechanical Engineer, Balaju Yantra Shala P. Ltd., Kathmandu, Nepal                                        Nov 1998 – May 2000