Formation of Board

boardMelamchi Water Supply Development Board
Melamchi Water Supply Development Board (MWSDB) has been established by the government of Nepal in November 9, 1998 (2055/7/23 BS) as an implementing agency of Melamchi water supply project.

Constitutions of the MWSDB comprised the following designations:

Chairman
The Secretary, Ministry of Water Supply and Sanitation

Member
Representative (Gazetted First Class), Ministry of Finance

Member
Representative (Gazetted First class), Ministry of Water Resources (This member is replaced by the Chairman/representative from Hyolmo Sindhu Melamchi SUP Implementation Committee as amended by the government of Nepal on 27 April 2010 (14/01/2067)

Member
Mayor, Kathmandu Metropolitan City

Member Secretary
Executive Director, Melamchi Water Supply Development Board

Note
The board may, if it deems necessary invite any national or international expert or advisor in the meeting of the Board as an observer.

Functions, Duties and Rights of the Board

Functions, Duties and Rights of the Board are as follows:

  • To execute Melamchi Water Supply Project to make available drinking water for the public, domestic industry, environmental or other use;
  • To decide policy relating to the project
  • To approve the detail estimate relating to the project
  • To call national and international level competitive bid to execute the project and to approve it in a prescribed manner;
  • To inspect the functions of the project whether they are performed appropriate or not and to give directions to the concerned person for correction. If it deemed necessary during inspection;
  • To appoint consultant and employees as required to the Board
  • To approve annual programme and budget of the Board
  • To submit annual report and audit report of the Board to the Government of Nepal
  • To carry our other functions as prescribed by the government of Nepal.Profiles of Current Board Members
Profiles of Current Board Members
Chairman Krishna Raj BC
Secretary, Ministry of Water Supply
and Sanitation
Member Mr. Bidhya Sundar Shakya
Mayor, Kathmandu Metropolitan
City
Member Mr. Ganesh Prasad Pandey
Joint Secretary, Ministry of Finance
Member Mr. Chandra Badadur Thapa
Representative
Hyolmo Sindhu Melamchi Valley
SUP Implementation Committee
Member Secretary Ramchandra Devkota
Executive Director, Melamchi Water
Supply Development Board
Invitee Member Rishi Ram Paudel
Chairman, Melamchi Water Supply
Development Board – Employee Union
(Authorized Trade Union)