DHI and other corporations have their own pay scales: PM

I t has been more three months since the civil servants received a raise in their salary. Most of the corporate employees particularly the Druk Holding and Investments (DHI) and state-owned enterprise are also looking forward to a raise in salary. When questioned on the salary revision of the corporate …

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Towards clean energy and going electric

The Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay shared his concerns of Bhutan gearing towards electric vehicles as a sustainable means of transport during the 12th Meet-the-Press held yesterday. He said the country should come together to promote the electric vehicles the sake of environment and the nation’s economy as well. “We have …

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Graduates Skill Program to begin this month

The Graduates Skill Program (GSP) will be implemented with effect from October under Guarantee Employment Scheme (GES) supported by Economic Stimulus Plan (ESP). The GSP will be implemented by Human Resource Development (HRDD) of the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources in partnership with various registered training providers in the …

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512 Bhutanese find jobs abroad

The latest records with the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR) show that 512 Bhutanese workers have found jobs in India, Qatar, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Bhutanese workers were able to find the jobs through the Bhutanese Overseas Employment Agents (BOEAs) and the government. Out …

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World Tourism Day observed in Phobjikha


Bhutan observes the World Tourism Day (WTD) under the theme “Tourism and Community Development” at Phobjikha, Wangduephodrang today. WTD highlights the role of tourism in creating a more sustainable future for community development that is in line with the global transition to the sustainable development goals as the guiding principle …

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Graduates Skills Program will train about 200 graduates

Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR) is initiating a Graduate Skills Program (GSP) from next month and about 200 graduates will undergo training with registered training providers in the country. According to MoLHR, the unemployed graduates constitutes to 8.6% of the total unemployed youth in 2011 and 12.7% of …

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