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Construction Development Board


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Posted on 12th June, 2019

This is to reiterate that based on the decision of the 51st Meeting of the Construction Development Board (CDB), a new Class for Specialty Works has been introduced as a step towards promoting an orderly growth of professionals and encourage specialization. Amongst the numerous trades/crafts that prevail in the construction industry, the CDB started with five specific trades which are Masonry, Plumbing, Electrical House Wiring, Construction Carpentry and Welding & Fabrication.

Further, the amended Standard Bidding Document for Works requires any specialized subcontracts to be mandatorily awarded to Specialized Trades/Contractors registered with CDB.

Therefore, all aspiring specialized trades (individuals/groups) who are dully trained and certified are requested to register with CDB in one of the following categories:

 

SN

 

Name of Trade

 

Category

 

Qualification required

1

Masonry

SP1

National Certificate & Above

2

Plumbing

SP2

National Certificate & Above

3

Electrical House Wiring

SP3

National Certificate & Above

4

Construction Carpentry

SP4

National Certificate & Above

5

Welding and Fabrication

SP5

National Certificate & Above

6

Lhadri (Traditional Bhutanese Painting)

SP6

Certificate of 2 year & above

7

Patra (Curving)

SP7

Certificate of 2 year & above

8

Transmission & Distribution

SP8

National Certificate & Above

9

Underground Power Cable Trenching & Laying

SP9

National Certificate & Above

10

Computer Hardware & Networking

SP10

National Certificate & Above

*SP – Specialized Professionals

Therefore, all aspiring specialized trades are instructed to register/renew with CDB (www.cdb.gov.bt) .

(Phub Rinzin)

Director