Mr. Saroj Pradhan






Hydropower Engineer (Dam, Waterway and Powerhouse) Since 1995

He is studying M.Sc. (IWRM), Expected date of completion April 2019 (Research Thesis Assessing Climate Change Impacts on Hydropower Production and Livelihood: The Case of the Nalgad Hydropower Project in Jajarkot District), Nepal Engineering College, Pokhara University, Nepal and Bachelor in Civil Engineering – 1995, Karnataka Regional Engineering College, Mangalore University, India.

He got extensive experience in Planning and Design Development of Hydropower Schemes, Feasibility Studies, Detailed Design and Construction Design and Supervision, Design Optimization, Due Diligence of Hydropower Schemes, Tender Document Preparation, Contract and Specification for the Civil Works, Report preparation, Hydraulic and Structural Design of Various Hydropower Structure Component, Design of Civil Structures, Development of Detailed Design Drawings, Construction planning.

He got work experience in different countries as Nepal, Oman, Vietnam and China.

His Project and Job History 

Design Manager, Nalgad Hydroelectric Project (410 MW), Nepal, SMEC International            Aug 2018 – Dec 2018

Design Manager, Rasuwagadhi Hydroelectric Projec (111 MW), Nepal, SMEC International   Apr 2015 – Jul 2018

Design Manager, Sanjen Upper and Sanjen Lower Hydroelectric Projects (14.8 +42.5MW), Nepal, SMEC International                Jun 2015 – May 2018

Design Review Expert, Lai Chau Hydropower Project (1200 MW), Vietnam, Fichtner Consulting Engineers, Germany                           Jul 2013 – May 2015

Dy. General Manager (Design), Kali Gandaki Koban HPP (180 MW), Tamakoshi I HPP (80 MW), Nepal, Ambeshwar Engineering Nepal & ESSAR Power India  JV                                                                                                                Mar 2011 – Jul 2013

Senior Design Engineer (Dams), Flood Protection Dams In Liwa & Sinhas Areas and Al Ais, Jahawir & Sarami, Sultanate of Oman, Ministry of Regional Municipalities & Water Resources, Oman, Fichtner Consulting Engineers, Germany                   Apr 2009 – Oct 2010

Senior Design Engineer, Middle Marsyangdi HEP (72 MW), Nepal, Fichtner Consulting Engineers, Germany                                                     Apr 1999 – Mar 2009

Civil Engineer (Hydropower), Budhi Ganga HEP (BG-0), (20MW), Nepal, Mangde Chhu HEP (20 MW), Bhutan

Integrated Energy, Tourism and Income Generation Development, Newzeland ODA Project, METCON Consultants, Nepal                             Mar 1997 – Mar 1999

Civil Engineer, Microhydro Inventory Study of Achham District (Water & Energy Commission Secretariat Project), METCON Consultants, Nepal