Adopt the best practices in the construction of environment friendly, state of the Art 720MW Hydropower
Project on River Mangdechhu, at Trongsa.
Implement the Project as per Construction Schedule and Approved Budget and Ensure Quality of Construction
with Minimal Damage to the Environment with timely commissioning and smooth Operation and Maintenance Transfer
to DGPC as Operators.
Objective & Goal
Enhance energy security to the Nation and improve the quality of life of Bhutanese People by generating revenue from the sale of clean Hydro power to India.
A beginning of Mangdechhu Hydroelectric Project Authority was made for exploitation of the
hydroelectric Power in Bhutan when the Agreement was signed between the Government of the Republic
of India and the Royal Government of Bhutan concerning co-corporation in the field of hydroelectric
power on 28th July 2006 and later a protocol to the Agreement was also signed on 16th March 2009.
Authority comprises a Chairman and four Members nominated by the Royal Government of Bhutan and three
Members nominated by the Government of India Ambassador of India to Bhutan, Ambassador of Bhutan to
India, Member(Hydro), CEA, Member (D& R), CWC, Director General, DHPS RGoB, Director, Planning Commission,
GoI are Permanent Invitees to the Authority Meetings.
The Managing Director, MHPA is the Ex-Officio
Secretary to the Authority. The Project Management is headed by the Managing Director, who is Supported
by a Joint Managing Director, a Director (Technical) and a Director (Finance).