Department of Civil Engineering organized the Hydropower Engineering Field Excursion for the seventh semester 2075 Batch students from 29th Bhadra to 1st Asoj, 2079. The field visit was led by Er. Razim Ganesh, Er. Umesh Sukamani, Er. Shyam Sundar Basukala, Er. Saroj Phaiju, Er. Amrit Karki and Lab Assistant Amar Karmacharya. The primary objectives of the visit were to visualize theoretical knowledge at the Hydropower project sites, that are under construction and are under operation, and to gain additional knowledge about subject matters in the syllabus.
On the first day, students visited Marsyangdi Power House and the headworks. On the second day, students visited Modi Hydropower and Middle Modi Hydropower Projects located in Kaski and Parbat districts. Modi Hydropower was operated by Nepal Electricity Authority, and Middle Modi Hydropower is being constructed by a private company. Visiting these HEPs, our students got familiar with the major components of Hydropower projects. As Kushma (Parbat) is also known for many long and high suspension bridges above Modi and Kali Gandaki River, students enjoyed visiting some of them.
On the third day, students visited Seti Hydropower concluding the visit. The visit concluded with sightseeing some of the scenic places including Devi’s Fall, Gupteswor Cave, Peace Stupa and Tal Barahi of Fewa lake. On average, the visit was successfully completed fulfilling its objectives.