The hydro power utility signed an agreement for the work with the Department of Energy, Royal Govt of Bhutan on 23 March in New Delhi. Prior to being awarded this contract, NHPC had prepared a detailed project report for scheme across the Mangde Chhu River.

NHPC is also currently in the process of preparing detailed project reports for other projects in Bhutan, including the 670MW Chamkharchhu I project and the 1800MW Kuri Gongri scheme.