Announcements

Category: General

Head Office staff gets Tea Room

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After much anticipation and discussion, the Management inaugurated “Tea Rooms” for the head office staff on September 1, 2017. This has come in line with many other past initiatives undertaken by the management to enhance the comfort precinct for the employees who put their hearts and souls in achieving every tiny and large objectives of the organization.

This initiative was adopted in order to lessen the risk at the head office by reducing the number of electrical appliances usage in every individual rooms and departments. The tea room is equipped with all the necessary appliances such as water boiler, water filter, oven and a dinning set. This will not only improve the facility but also serve as a medium where employees can sit together and share a light moment together.
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Familiarization tour of Chairman, Board of Director of BPC

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Dasho Ugyen Chhewang, Chairman, Board of Directors travelled to Trashigang and Samdrupjongkhar as a part of the familiarization tour from 02 July 2017 to 06 July 2017. Dasho Ugyen visited the following sites during the 5 days tour.

1. 2×10 MVA, 132/33 kV Corlung substation area, Trashiyangtse which will be constructed for construction power of Khollongchu Hydro Project.
2. Chenary Mini Hydel which is planned to be rehabilitated
3. Khaling Minihydel rehabilitation area that is being planned including the intake
4. 132 kV Kanglung –Phuntshothang Transmission line Project Office at Phuntshothang, Samdrupjongkhar
5. Deothang substation, Samdrupjongkhar
6. Ekra housing complex at Deothang, Samdrupjongkhar
7. RCO office at Samdrupjongkhar

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15th Foundation Day of BPC

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The 15th foundation day of BPC was celebrated at Kedheykhar, Mongar and Honorable Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.

BPC Management and senior officials started the day by offering prayers and butter lamps at Kedheykhar Shedra, Mongar.


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Shutdown Notification

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This is to notify all our valued customers in Sombeykha and Ghakeling, Samar and Esu gewog under Haa Dzongkhag and part of Naja gewog, under Paro Dzongkhag that, there will be power supply interruption with effect from 10th July to 31st August 2017 from 8.30 AM to 5:30 PM for Right of Way (RoW) clearing along the corridor of 33 kV and 11 kV power lines.

 Therefore, Bhutan Power Corporation Limited (BPC), Haa requests our valued customers to kindly bear with us. We apologize for any inconveniences that might cause during the above period.

For any further information, please call us at 1250.

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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: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4643752/Europe-hit-new-WannaCry-virus.html#ixzz4lGdq1iuH 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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