Tag Archives: RUB

Labor ministry intent on creating own skilled workforce

There are 54,821 foreign workers with work permits and at the least 20,000 day workers in Phuentsholing, Gomtu, Samtse, Samdrup Jongkhar and other border areas. With 74,000 expatriates workers there is a rupee outflow of more than Nu 7bn a year. This was stated by the labor minister, Lyonpo Dorji …

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Cabinet approves RNR Research Policy

The cabinet recently approved the Renewable Natural Resources Research Policy of Bhutan 2012. In the face of the ban on vegetable imports, the policy is deemed timely by experts as it responds to the emerging challenge of transforming Bhutanese agriculture from subsistence to a commercial-based economy in the 10th Five Year …

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Parents cry foul over NPPF student loan scheme

Many families are unhappy with what they feel is an unfair student loan policy formulated by the National Pension and Provident Fund (NPPF). Students who score an aggregate of below 60% are not eligible for the Nu 0.5mn student loan offered by the organization. Apart from this, only students taking …

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