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RCSC’s roadmap for the 12th FYP

By Chimi Wangmo The Royal Civil Service Council’s (RCSC) efforts for the 12th FYP will be to consolidate and firmly institutionalise the Civil Service systems that have been developed over many plan periods and in particular, the reforms introduced in the past. Among a host of other initiatives, RCSC said the systems that have been set up over the many …

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The women behind the Orange garb

By Tashi Dendup The De-suung National Service, a brainchild of His Majesty the King, has evolved to become one of the most influential organizations of our time. From guarding the country’s frontiers in the north and south to helping citizens rebuild lives and infrastructures, the De-suung fraternity is today one of the most vibrant civil forces that has become even …

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DNT triumph as DPT’s forts are breached again

The bye-election results might just be an indication that DNT is gradually emerging into a strong political entity albeit at the cost of DPT’s waning popularity By Phurpa Wangmo The results of the recent bye-elections in Monggar and Penagatshel could be a stark reminder of Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa’s (DNT) rising popularity, as it once again breached what was considered Druk …

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Gearing up for the second jab

With more vaccines due to arrive, the government is affirmative about administering the second dose on the stipulated deadline day By Tashi Namgyal If everything goes well, Bhutan could well be on delivering the second dose of the covid-19 vaccinations by the end of July. With talks already making headway among 18 countries to secure the doses needed for the …

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Govt.’s concern skin deep-Need more empathy

Disgruntled parents want their children admitted into colleges Tashi Namgyal Parents who are disgruntled by recent developments want the education ministry to provide a lasting solution to admit their children into colleges or other tertiary institutions. The ineffectiveness of the education ministry to absorb all class 12 passed students into colleges has left many students and parents alike in a …

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