BUSINESS

HM Grants Audience to 18th Batch DeSuups

His Majesty The King granted an Audience to the participants of the 18th Batch DeSuung Voluntary Programme. His Majesty shared the vision behind DeSuung, and told the Desuups that their service to the nation would help build the kind of future that we envision for Bhutan. His Majesty reminded the …

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RMA open’s rupee counters with Rs 50,000 limit

The Royal Monetary Authority opened rupee exchange-counters at the RMA Thimphu and Phuntsholing branch offices on 12th January for facilitating exchange of Ngultrum notes for Indian Rupee (INR) notes. To start with the facility is for Bhutanese proceeding on pilgrimage to India. Any Bhutanese citizen going on pilgrimage may, in …

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PM takes part in Bengal Global Business Summit 2016

Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay accompanied by Lyonpo Norbu Wangchuk and senior officials from RGoB arrived in West Bengal’s capital city, Kolkata on 6th January. The Prime Minister attended the inaugural session of ‘Bengal Global Business Summit 2016’ on January 8 and delivered a keynote address during the event. Lyonchhen and the …

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No second chance for GSP and GEP beneficiaries that withdraw

No second opportunity will be given to the beneficiaries trained under Guaranteed Skills Program (GSP) or those who have withdrawn from Guaranteed Employment Program (GEP) as many candidates withdraw from the programs when finding better opportunities elsewhere. Lyonpo Ngeema Sangay Tshempo, Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR) said, “Guaranteed …

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Establishing charging stations for electric cars  

According to the Minister of Information and Communications, a major source of pollution in Bhutan is the transport sector. “The effort of the government has been all along to improve on the pollution to reduce pollution as much as possible and give the service to people in an efficient period,” …

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Better understanding farm machinery standards

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests announced that the  Agriculture Machinery Center (AMC) in collaboration with Bhutan Standard Bureau (BSB) organised a two day workshop to discuss and to create awareness on farm machinery standards on power tillers on 24th and 25th December. The event was chaired by Sonam Phuntsho, …

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