Project Engineer: Mr. Nima Dorji

Project Status: On-going

Email Address: nima.dorji@cdcl.bt

Contact No: +975 – 17656528

Current Station: Trashiyangtse, Bhutan

KC-2B, KHOLONGCHU HYDRO POWER PROJECT

Construction Development Corporation Limited (CDCL), in yet another major break-through in the construction of hydropower project, signed a contract agreement with Kholongchhu Hydro Energy Limited on 26th May 2021 coinciding with the auspicious day of Buddha Parinirvana for the construction of part of Head Race Tunnel from Adit 2 and Chaplangchhu Diversion Works for a contract value of Nu. 991.30 million in Trashiyangtse.

The contract was awarded to CDCL by KHEL under the arrangement of offloading of at least 20% scope of work from Main Civil Package KC-2 of HRT won by Valecha-Rigsar JV at their evaluated rates. The project involves the construction of 400 m of Adit 2, 2.1 km of Head Race Tunnel, and Chaplangchhu Diversion works which includes major components of hydropower projects at a smaller scale. CDCL is the first contractor for major civil work packages to sign the contract for Kholongchhu Hydropower Project.

Balance major part of HRT under Main Civil Package KC-2 will be executed by Valench-Rigsar JV. The other two major Main Civil Package of Dam and Power House was won by Jaiprakash Associates Limited, an Indian construction Company executing Dam and Power House packages in PHPA 2.

Today CDCL had excavated more than 3 km of HRT and 1.8 km of drift tunnel using completely national manpower and had developed resources and capacity in the construction of underground works.

NAME OF PROJECT KC-2B, Kholongchu Hydro Power Project
PROJECT COST Nu. 991,297,565.99
FUNDING AGENCY Kholongchu Hydro Power Project
Expected Start Date April 2021
Expected End Date December 2025
LOCATION Trashiyangtse, Bhutan
NAME OF CLIENT Construction Development Corporation Ltd.