BUSINESS

YES program will train and employ 400 jobseekers every year

The Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MOLHR) is initiating a Youth Employment Skills Initiative (YES) program with the slogan “Get Skilled for Work and Life”. YES is a skills development program targeted towards youth for gainful employment and sustainable livelihood. According to MoLHR, YES will operate under the Guarantee …

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Teaching with health constraints

Studies conducted worldwide have shown that teachers are among the most stressed workers. Managing students in a class, worrying about lesson plans and performance of students, being a role model, etc., is a lot to take in. It is even more so for the teachers that are suffering from a …

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Green Public Procurement in Bhutan

The launch of Green Public Procurement (GPP) in Bhutan is a strategic approach to scale up the public demand to procure environmentally and socially preferable goods, services, infrastructure, and to bring sustainability logic into the consumption and production habits in Bhutan. According to the European Commission, GPP is defined as …

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No pay hike for the private sector

Following the recent pay hike for civil servants in July, most workers in the private sector were hopeful of a pay hike as well. But most of the private companies that this paper interviewed said that they are not in the position to increase the pay for their workers due …

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Bhutanese car dealers are back in business

Car dealers in Bhutan are busy taking vehicle orders after the two-year ban on import of vehicle, which was placed in July 2012, was lifted. They have been receiving enquiries and bookings from customers for mainly the Indian manufactured vehicles. The Deputy General Manager, Bhutan Hyundai Motors, Pema Lodey, said …

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