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16. October 2012

IAV employees to Bhutan

This morning five IAV employees, four carpenters and one project manager, begun there travel to the kingdom Bhutan which is located north east of India. The travel is long and hard and will take approximately 48 hours until they arrive at their destination in the village Trongsa. Their main objective is to assist installing of a camp site in the area. This is the second time that IAV has sends employees to stay in Bhutan, last summer three carpenters stayed for three months on the same location.

The camp site is manly for the purpose of building a 720MW power plant which will be located by the river Mangdechhu. The main contractor is Marti India, a subsidiary of Marti Group owner of IAV. Project ownership is common by Bhutan and Indian governments.

The objective is initiate dam projects in Bhutan in the upcoming years to be able to fulfill the demand of electrical power in India. This project is an enormous challenge because the project site is located 2000 meters above sea level which complicates all resource management to the project site.

Estimated completion of the project is in spring 2017.

 

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