DEMOCRACY IN ACTION

Managing for Excellence

The Royal Civil Service Commission’s (RCSC) has launched a system where civil servants can submit their performance appraisals online. Known as the MaX (Managing for Excellence), the online system is expected to ensure discipline in planning, evaluation of performance targets and competency behaviors and increase accountability. Enhancing service delivery through …

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Review says Central Schools doing better than other schools

An independent review carried out by the school planning and coordination division for central and autonomous schools says that central and autonomous schools have instilled significant good practices compared to non central schools. “The story from central schools says that there is an improvement in academic achievement,” said education minister …

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Third Telecom player looking unlikely

In response to a question by The Bhutanese in early June 2015, on the quality of service by Telecom companies, Prime Minister Tshering Tobgye talked about considering the viability of a third operator if the two telecom companies don’t improve their services by September  2015. The government in September said …

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Local leaders give thumbs up for REDCL loans

Local leaders (Gups) are excited to use Rural Enterprise Development Corporation Limited (REDCL) loans, which have flexible installment schedules to bring further development in their gewogs. Villagers can avail loans at 4 percent interest with no mortgage repayable in 10 years but they need a guarantor. A person can pay …

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