DEMOCRACY IN ACTION

Ensuring accountability among Local Governments

It is a lack of knowledge and understanding of the provisions of the Local Government Act that often get local elected leaders into trouble say officials of the Department of Local Governance (DLG) of the home ministry. “Under the Local Government Act, the roles and responsibilities of the elected members …

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DNT optimistic of winning 2018

The Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT), one of the two registered parties outside the parliament, say they are stronger than ever before and optimistic of winning the third general elections in 2018. This optimism stems from the enormous amount of support expressed by diverse people from across the country and the …

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Mission Pothole to the rescue

Recently volunteers have started coming forward to mend the innumerable potholes in the capital with the goal to improve the conditions of the roads. The first round of work was carried around the Election Commission Office, one of the most common areas where public pleaded for an improvement in the …

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ECCD in each chiwog by next 5-6 years

Despite the steady expansion in Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) centres over the last few years, the need to establish such services are seen as critical in certain areas. During the meet the press session last week the prime minister, Dasho Tshering Tobgay, said children in rural villages lacked …

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