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HM appoints RCSC Chairperson & Commissioners

His Majesty The King on 17 April 2019 granted Dhar to appoint the new Chairperson and Commissioners of the Royal Civil Service Commission. Karma Hamu Dorjee, one of the Commissioners of the previous Commission, has been appointed as the new Chairperson of the RCSC. The four Commissioners are Dr. Ugyen …

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Bulk of Mangdechu revenue will go to finance pay hike

The annual implication of the pay commission’s pay hike is Nu 4.238 bn a year and 17.913 bn in the next four years. However, if increased salary hike grants to be given to the autonomous Royal University of Bhutan and other institutions and increased student stipends are included then the …

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Subsidized gas cylinders handed back

A press release said that in view of the concerns raised regarding the shortage of subsidized LPG in the media and the problems that people are facing, the government would like to support the noble ‘Citizen’s Initiative: Our Gyenkhu’. Led by Lyonchhen, the Opposition leader, NC Chairperson, Cabinet Minister and …

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ACC enhancing NIA

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is currently working on enhancement of methodology for the 4th National Integrity Assessment (NIA). The major enhancement in the methodology is the inclusion of a module on Ethical Leadership in the Internal Integrity Component of the assessment. Ethical competence of the Leaders are crucial for fostering …

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Lyonchhen on 4-day visit to Bangladesh

Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering arrived in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 12th April on a 4-day visit. At the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Lyonchhen was received by Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh and presented with the Guard of Honor. After arrival in Dhaka, Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering visited the National Martyrs’ Memorial. At the Memorial, …

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What the Pay Commission report offers

The Basic Pay Hike The Cabinet released the fourth pay commission report which recommends a 14% to 29% pay hike. For civil servants the pay hike recommendation is 14% to 21% hike. It has a higher hike of 21% for O4 to O1 level, 18% for S5 to S1 level, …

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