Month: June 2017

Award of work and Contract Signing with M/s. OSI, Inc.

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The contract for Tender: BPC/DCSD/DMS/79, Tender Name: ESTABLISHMENT OF DISTRIBUTION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (DMS) UNDER THIMPHU ESD has been awarded to M/s. Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) on 26th June, 2017 at Nu.248,416,806.10.

The DMS project for Thimphu Distribution Network is envisioned to improve the overall electrical power reliability, quality and operational efficiency of the distribution network in Thimphu thereby improving customer satisfaction apart from modernization of the electrical grid. About 467 plus numbers of Substations, Distribution Transformers (DTs), Ring Main Units(RMUs), Sectionalizers and Auto Reclosure Circuit Breakers (ARCBs) spread in about 300km of 11 and 33 kV lines are planned to be adapted to be monitored and controlled from state of the art DMS Control Centers which will be located in Babesa and Chubachu in Thimphu.

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The Ukrainian government appears to be among the worst hit by a new ransomware virus that struck across Europe on Tuesday (pictured, a supermarket in Kharkov) Read more: Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

Cyber attack hits CHERNOBYL radiation system: ‘Goldeneye’ ransomware strikes across the globe, with US drug firm Merck, advertising giants WPP and Ukrainian power grid among victims

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  • New ransomware attack hit computers around the globe on Tuesday 
  • Ukraine is worst hit so far, with Chernobyl radiation monitoring system affected
  • Country’s deputy leader said all computers are down in ‘unprecedented’ attack
  • Companies in UK, US, France, Norway, Denmark have also confirmed issues  
  • IT experts dubbed new virus GoldenEye and say it is similar to ‘WannaCry’

Hackers have unleashed a major cyber attack causing huge disruption to companies and governments across the globe including in the UK, US and Russia.

The Petya ransomware hijacks victims’ computers before encrypting their files and holding them hostage until a fee is paid.

Chernobyl’s radiation monitoring system has been hit by the attack with its sensors shut down while UK advertising giant WPP, the largest agency in the world, among dozens of firms affected.

The ransomware appears to have been spread through popular accounting software and specifically targeted at bringing down business IT systems.

The outage began in Ukraine as the country’s power grid, airport, national bank and communications firms were first to report problems, before it spread rapidly throughout Europe.

Companies in the US, Germany, Norway, Russia, Denmark and France are among those to have confirmed issues so far.

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Vacancy Announcement for ESP, S/jongkhar

Pema Tshering Career

Vacancy Announcement

The Regional Corporate Office, BPC, Samdrup Jongkhar invites application from interested Bhutanese candidates who are 18-50 years old for the following vacancy:

Sl.#. Position title Slot Qualification Type of employment Place of posting
1 Elementary Service Personnel (ESP) 1 Below Class VIII On Contract SMD, BPC Nangkhor

The interested candidates should submit following documents in duplicate along with BPC Job Application  Form  (The forms can be downloaded from BPC Website (

  • Citizenship ID Card
  • Online Security Clearance Certificate (validity of 1 year)
  • Medical Certificate (validity of 6 months). Any overwriting shall not be accepted unless authenticated by the examining doctor.
  • Work Experience Certificate, if any.

Note:   Applicants’ qualification should be below Class VIII

The application can be submitted to Assistant HR Officer, Regional Corporate Office, BPC, Samdrup Jongkhar located at BPC Complex, S/Jongkhar during office hours (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM with lunch break from 1:00 – 2:00 PM). The last date for submission of application is on July 14, 2017. For further details/clarifications, please contact Mr.  Pema Tshering, at 07-251156/17467422, during office hours.

Regional Director

Notice Inviting Tender

Tshering Tobgyel Tender

Sealed bids are invited from the eligible Large Class (W3 Category) Bhutanese Contractors registered with the Construction Development Board and holding valid trade license for the following works:

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Bhutan Power Corporation Limited (BPC) is pleased to invite sealed bids in two parts (Single Stage Two Envelope System – Technical & Financial) under International Competitive Bidding (ICB) and open to eligible contractors for the supply, construction, testing and commissioning of following works as defined in the bidding document:

PACKAGE – A Turnkey package for design, supply, construction, testing and

commissioning of 2 x 20 MVA, 66/33 kV indoor GIS substation at

Changidaphu in Thimphu (hereinafter referred to as the works).


PACKAGE –B Turnkey package for design, supply, construction, testing and

commissioning of 2 x 5 MVA, 66/33 kV indoor GIS substation at

Damji in Gasa (hereinafter referred to as the works).

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Notification for Power Shutdown

Pema Tshering General

This is to notify all our valued customers in Dungkhar Gewog & Gangzur Gewog(Rotpa Baugang, Thrima, zhamling, Shawa,khauchung villages) under Lhuentse Dzongkhag that, there will be power supply shutdown w.e.f 7th to 16th June 2017 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm for Right of Way(RoW) clearing along the power line.

Therefore, Bhutan Power Corporation(BPC), Lhuentse requests our valued customers to kindly bear with us.

Inconvenience cause is highly regretted.


Divisional Manager

ESD, Lhuentse