Tag Archives: Hydropower

Banks stop rupee transfer to india

The Royal Monetary Authority (RMA) has imposed a temporary sanction on the commercial banks in making Rupee denominated transactions. This is in light of the Bhutanese economy grappling with Rupee crisis. The governor of the central bank, Daw Tenzin, said: “Bhutan is selling less and importing more. It is important …

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Crematorium at altitude of 4,096 m needs water

Soe, one of the remotest communities under Thimphu dzongkhag, has water facility till its doorsteps but the crematorium in their locality lacks that facility. Though money was allotted for the project under the 10th Plan, people here, mostly yak headers, are worried that harsh weather, inaccessibility, and thick snow would …

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