Environment Management Plan

Environmental Clearance (EC) were accorded by the Competent Authority for the construction of all the three Phase-I small hydropower projects namely 54 MW Burgancghhu Hydropower Project (BHPP), 32 MW Yungichhu Hydropower Project (YHPP) & 18 MW Suchhu Hydropower Project (SHPP). The country’s environmental laws mandate any EC holder to adhere and comply with the terms and conditions of the EC.

In addition to EC, as required by the provisions of Chapter IX Occupational Health& Safety (OHS) of the Labour and Employment Act of Bhutan 2007, requires compliance to all the regulations under this Act. This compliance monitoring adheres to the regulation as follows:

To ensure the fulfillment of requirements of EC, OHS Acts & Regulations, avoid non-compliances, and to further improve the Druk Hydro Energy Limited's Environment Health & Safety system, periodic comprehensive EHS compliance monitoring of the project sites with support from EHS focal at the respective project sites are conducted. First quarterly EHS compliance for all the project sites as follows: