BUSINESS

2,999 vacancies created and 986 youthemployed under GEP

As per the latest report published on the status of Direct Employment Scheme (DES) under the Guarantee Employment Program (GEP) of Ministry of Labour and Human Resources, as of 1 July 2014 till 31 December 2014 2,999 vacancies were announced. That is nearly 3000 vacancies but only 986 youth have …

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Bhutan’s energy exports drops by Nu 1bn

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Bhutan’s energy export dropped by Nu 1bn while the import value increased by nearly Nu 100mn, as per the Department of Hydropower and Power Systems, Ministry of Economic Affairs. One of the four hydro-projects, Chukha hydro-project with a generation capacity of 336MW, mostly exported power to West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, …

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Opposition party demands fully employment of B. Ed graduates

The Opposition party, in the press conference on January 19, said that the government should take the full responsibility of the problem of surplus of teachers, caused due to a policy change by the government. The issue was highlighted after the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) announced only 182 vacancies …

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Eastern development initiative well on track

The east, being far off from the capital and lacking in many fronts, will be the focus of a balanced regional and equitable development. The government has integrated an eastern development initiative into the 11th FYP, said Minister of Works and Human Settlement (MoWHS) at the 14th Meet-the-Press held yesterday …

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Performance agreement of six autonomous agencies to be reviewed

The Government Performance Management Division (GPMD), Office of the Prime Minister will conduct a mid-year review of the Annual Performance Agreement (APA), as directed by the Prime Minister. The review of the six autonomous agencies will start on January 27. Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay had signed the APA  with the heads …

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four women detained for selling tobacco products

I n a major raid conducted by the Wangduephodrang police earlier this month, on January 14, four women were arrested from Khenpajochu under Tshogom Gewog, about seven kilometers from the Wangdue town for selling and possession of tobacco products. Police were notified about the suspects, running paan shops and their …

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Tenancy Act reviewed but to be deliberated in next session

Minister of Work and Human Settlement Dorji Choden presented the report on the review of the Tenancy Act 2004 in the National Assembly yesterday. A proposal to review and amend the tenancy act 2004 was submitted during the first session of second parliament. Accordingly the National Assembly resolved that the …

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