Himal Hydro is a leading construction company of Nepal serving key public and private sector clients in the fields of Hydropower, Tunnelling, Transmission Line, Ropeways, Water & Wastewater and General Construction since 1978. Its major shareholders are Government of Nepal (11%), United Mission to Nepal (11%) and Nepal Jalabidyut Prabardhan Tatha Bikas Ltd. (NJPB) (78%).
A small hydropower project called Tinau Hydel with a capacity of 1 MW incorporating 2.4 km tunnels and the first underground powerhouse in Nepal was constructed during late 1960′s to late 1970′s. Himal Hydro was born in 1978 from the construction team that built this project.
Construction of small and medium sized projects such as Tatopani (2 MW), Andhikhola (5.1 MW), Jhimruk (12 MW) and Sunkoshi (2.6 MW), Khudi (4 MW) and various underground works of Middle Marsyangdi Hydroelectric Project (70 MW) e.g. Excavation and support of 22 m. dia. and 53.5 m. deep underground Surge Shaft, the largest underground shaft in Nepal and excavation and support of 40m2 Penstock Tunnel in landslide areas using pipe canopy method, Access Tunnel to powerhouse (47 m2) for the Upper Tamakoshi Hydroelectric Project (456 MW), Manakamana Cable Car Project (3 KM), the first cable car in Nepal; Drainage and Wastewater Management Project in Hetauda Industrial District and Tsho Rolpa GLOF Risk Reduction Project at an altitude of 4600 m have been completed by Himal Hydro.