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.
In keeping with the resolution of stakeholder consultation meeting held on March 16, 2017 at RSPN conference hall in Thimphu to observe “World Water Day” on 22nd March, 2017 and for adoption of Chubachhu stream by stakeholders and community located in the vicinity of Chubachhu stream, BPC adopted the section of Chubachhu stream near ChubachhuPower Substation to clean and maintain it on a periodic basis.
As per the directives from our Honorable Managing Director, a team of representatives from Environment & GIS Divisionand ESD-Thimphu participated in World Water Day Programme (22nd March 2017) organized by National Environment Commission Secretariat (NECS) in partnership with Bhutan Red Cross Society (BRCS), Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN), Clean Bhutan and Thimphu Thromde.