The contract for “The Supply and Construction of 33/11kV, 2 x 5MVA GIS Substation at Tshongdue, Paro” was awarded to M/s. Bhutan Engineering Power Co. Pvt. Limited, Thimphu (BEPCPL) at Nu. 63.142 million On March 23, 2017.
The contract period is 18 months. The project once complete, will meet the power requirement of Tsongdue town, Paro dzong and Ugyen Pelri Palace. The project will also improve the power reliability of Paro Dzongkhag by forming ring networks of 33kV and 11kV lines.