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launch of instant meter reading

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Bhutan Power Corporation Limited (BPC) in collaboration with DrukSmart Private Limited implemented an Instant Meter Reading Upload Project in 2019 and was successfully launched for Electricity Service Division, BPC, Thimphu on December 31, 2019.

With the launch of Instant Meter Reading upload from mobile app spot billing system, BPC is now able to enable the existing smart meter reader mobile app to upload the customer meter data instantly to the ISU billing system on real time basis.

The launch was graced by the Chief Executive Officer, BPC and in presence was Management member, Sr. Officers and team from DrukSmart Pvt. Ltd. The same will be launched for all other Dzongkhags from February 2020.


Zhabtog at Wangdue-tse Monastery on 3rd August, 2019

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Her Royal Highness The Queen Mother, Azhi Tshering Yangden Wangchuck conveyed her appreciation to Bhutan Power Corporation Limited employees who volunteered to contribute hard labor at the on-going reconstruction work at Wangdue-tse Monastery through the Project Manager.

154 employees along with the Management volunteered on August 3, 2019 to carry boulders and soil at the on-going reconstruction work at the Monastery. The Project Management of the Monastery Reconstruction were very happy with the excellent output of the day and said that the maximum volunteers seen for the work has been from BPC so far.

CEO, BPC thanked all the volunteers for their hard work.

Volunteers in action
Volunteers passing boulders to the site
Volunteers carrying soil to the site
Taking respite from the work
Volunteers working in unison

ISO handed over to QMG

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In accordance with the directives of the Management, the roles & responsibilities pertaining to the implementation of ISO Certification in BPC for Integrated Management System (IMS) was handed over to the Quality Monitoring Group (QMG) on 19th July, 2019, with a simple tendrel ceremony presided by the Chief Executive Officer. The Management Representative, Chief Internal Auditor, Heads and Officials from the Quality Monitoring Group, Safety Inspection & Compliance Division and Environment & GIS Division were also present during the ceremony.

Civil Service Award 2018

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The CEO  and the members of the Management graced the civil service award ceremony 2018. The civil service award was launched in Dec 17, 2013 coinciding with the 106th National Day on command of His Majesty the King in recognition of the dedicated services of the civil servants.

During the award ceremony, CEO congratulated and conveyed his appreciation to all the award recipients. 

The medals and certificates were awarded to the following categories of employees:

1.      LIFETIME – 6 (employees superannuating in 2019)

2.      GOLD – 12 (employees who served for 30 years)

3.      SILVER – 14 (employees who served 20 years)

4.      BRONZE- 51 (employees who served 10 years)

In total, BPC received 221 medals (Lifetime – 15, Gold – 23, Silver- 24, Bronze – 159) from RCSC.

CEO makes his first familiarization visit to the Regional offices

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The CEO, BPC made his first familiarization visit to SMD (Semtokha), ESD (Haa and Paro) and RCO (Phuentsholing) after being appointed as the 5th CEO of BPC.

During the visit, CEO met with employees and thanked everyone for their support and trust. He shared his aspirations as the CEO of BPC and conveyed messages to the employees to further work harder for the success of the company.

Contract Signing with M/s M/s Sharika Enterprises Limited

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Distribution & Customer Services Department (DCSD) signed contract agreement for “Supply, Installation, Testing & Commissioning of common gateway and GUI for control & monitoring of existing autoreclosers of various makes over IEC 104 protocol” with M/s Sharika Enterprises Limited, New Delhi, India in the presence of Hon’ble Managing Director on 19th April 2018.

This project would enhance operational efficiency of the distribution system through network performance improvement and reduction of down time. Utilize effectively, the existing expensive autoreclosers integrating with the modern standard based automation schemes.

60 Employees receives Certificate of Appreciation.

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Technicians, Linemen, Switch Board Operators (SBOs) and Meter Readers from different region was awarded with the Certificate of Appreciation on December 30th, 2017 in Jigmeling, Gelephu. The award recipients were selected on the basis of their experience, PMS rating and performance in the field. The selection of the recipients were done by the field Managers. The award of certificate was accorded by the Hon’ble Chief Justice, Lyonpo Tshering Wangchuk. There were 60 Recipients.

Inauguration of 400kV GIS Substation

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The 400kV GIS Substation in Jigmeling, Gelephu was inaugurated on 30th December, 2017.  The event was graced by the Hon’ble Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay.  Chief Justice, Lyonpo Lekey Dorji, MOEA and delegates from M/s. KEC International, India and M/s. Hyosung Corporation, South Korea were also present at the event. Read more »

Open Enquiry for Architects

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BPC would like to invite rates for “review/vetting and signing of architectural (architectural, plumbing, sanitary etc.) drawings” for various projects for the year 2018.

For more details contact  Mr. Yeshi Nedup at telephone no. 325095 (Extn. 967)

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Cleaning along the Chubachu Stream

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The 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 organized adoption of Chubachu Stream by stakeholders and community located in the vicinity of Chubachhu stream as a pilot project to clean and maintain streams and rivers of Bhutan on the WORLD WATER DAY on 22nd March, 2017. Accordingly BPC adopted a section of stream near Chubachhu Power Substation to clean and maintain on a periodic basis to observe “World Water Day” on 22nd March 2017.

As a follow up to the adoption and cleaning of Chubachu stream, on 18th November 2017 the Environment & GIS Division coordinated a cleaning campaign along the adopted stretch of the stream with about 25 volunteers from BPC Head office. The team carried out a rigorous cleaning and collected about 23 bags of waste majority of which were old rugs and cloths, tyres, baby dippers, plastic and plastic bottles. The collected waste was taken to Memey Lhakha for proper dumping by the team.

World Water Day-Mass Cleaning Campaign of Chubachhu Stream

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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.

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