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                                   Tala Hydroelectric Project

Name of Project

Tala Hydroelectric Project


Tala Hydroelectric Project Authority, Bhutan


Water And Power Consultancy Services(India) Ltd, 
(A Government of India Undertaking), New Delhi.


Geduchu, Bhutan


66 Months (1999 - 2004)


INR. 9,009 Lakhs

Salient features

  • This is one of the Major Hydroelectric Project in Bhutan, indented to supply power to India. The project in total involves 91mtr high Gravity Dam, 22.4Km long Head Race Tunnel, huge underground power house and other related works.
  • The scope of work covered under this contract is part of 22.4Km long Head Race Tunnel accessed by 975mtr long Adit from Geduchu. It is also one of the major underground tunneling project being undertaken by us especially in the Himalayan range
  • All the underground work is done basically by drilling and blasting method. The tunneling operation is fully mechanized with imported equipments like 2 boom Drill Jumbo’s, Boltec, Low Profile Dumper trucks, Shotcreting pump. The lining work of complete Head Race Tunnel is planned with unique mobile form work system.