BUSINESS

Study underway to help maintain nomads back home

The decline in number of yaks grazing by the patch of pastureland at the base of snow-capped mountains has been a cause of concern for the livestock department under Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF). With increasing members of the nomadic community moving to urban centers, only few are left …

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‘Sharchokpa juice’ to hit market stands soon

The ‘Sharchokpa juice’ produced in the east is on its way and headed to the country’s markets from Shumar in Pemagatshel. In street lingo Sharchokpa juice refers to a variety of home-brewed alcohol often produced and consumed in excess in the eastern part of the country. And this time round, …

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High school trumps Community, MSS and LSS betters Primary

In a Teacher Needs Assessment (TNA) study conducted by the Royal Education Council (REC) teachers of MSS scored on an average 55.1% in the Mathematics Pedagogical Skills, while teachers of Community Primary Schools (CPS) managed to score 47.2%. The TNA tested teachers of CPS, Primary Schools (PS), Lower Secondary School …

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S.M united beats Rigsum with a goal

The S.M United defeated Rigsum 3-2 in the ongoing Thimphu Futsal championship currently underway at the Changlimithang open stadium. The league/knock-out tournament has 18 teams in total playing for the championship and 18 matches have been played till now. The tournament started from 1 November and will end on 11 …

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Q&A

Tshewang Tashi, 46, from Langjophakha in Thimphu, is the first civil servant to join Bhutan Kuengyam Party (BKP). She served in the civil service for the last 23 years. Earlier she was head of the Central Coordinating Division and the Internal Audit Division.  She started her career with Department of …

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11th Plan needs to create 140,000 jobs

A total of around 140,000 jobs will be required in the 11th Five year Plan according to the Annual Report (Fiscal Year 2011-12) of the labor ministry (MoLHR). Although the MoLHR achieved 2.1% unemployment rate, much lower than the target set, yet the ministry should gear up to resolve the …

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Labor ministry adds 22 Competent Linemen to the job market

National certificate Level 2 (NC-2) vocational qualification was awarded to 22 Out of 25 Transmission and distribution Lineman in the capital. The recipients are now certified competent and it is also the seamless track for their higher education and upgradation of their skills and knowledge. The National assessment and certification …

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