Tala handed over to DGPC

Published on Apr 13 2009 // Main News

Thimphu, April 13, 2009: The existing biggest power project of the country Tala Hydropower Project, was officially handed over to Druk Green Power Corporation (DGPC), a member company of the Druk Holding and Investment (DHI) on April 8. 

The chairperson of the Tala project Economic Affairs Minister Khandu Wangchuk and its managing director R N Khazanchi jointly handed over the project to chief Executive Officer (CEO) of DHI Karma Yonten.

Began in 1997, the project having power station with six units was fully commissioned in 2007, but the first unit had commissioned in July 2006. The project was completed at the cost of over Nu 40, 000 million.

Tala is the biggest project in the country generating highest revenue for the government, which also help boost economic growth of the country at an unprecedented rate.