Broad pro-poor policy measures to bridge the gap

Poverty eradication and inequality reduction is one of the National Key Result Area (NKRA) included in 12th FYP. This NKRA aims to improve living conditions of the general population and narrow the gap between the rich and the poor. In addition, it also aims to eradicate poverty in all its …

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How prepared is the nation for an earthquake

The seven-year long findings on Bhutan’s geodynamics makes it pronounced that a major earthquake of magnitude 8.5 or higher is due to hit the country in the future though the time period is not known. In the wake of such a revelation, the question remains as to the nation’s preparedness …

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MOIC to adopt electric vehicles to reduce emission

In order to reduce emission and provide safe, reliable, accessible and affordable transportation system, the Ministry of Information and Communication (MOIC) will conduct a pilot project on viability of electric vehicles by replacing 300 internal combustion engine taxis with electric vehicle, and on the same line, has plans to install …

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