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The three days training for Civil Society Organizations (CSO) was conducted at United Nations house …

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Gewog Administrations tops complaints leading to investigation: ACC report

By Puran Gurung In Anti-Corruption Commissionโ€™s Annual Report (2020-2021) โ€“ the commission registered highest complaints against gewog administrations that qualified for investigation. ACC reported that the commission in terms of agency, it received highest complaints against gewog administration with 15 complaints, followed by 10 complaints against ministries and then nine complaints against corporations. There were four complaints against Thromdes and …

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Pathways to maximize GNH and achievement of SDGs by 2030

In line to maximize Gross National Happiness and the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, the Ministry for Agriculture and Forest is laying the foundation by embarking on eight ambitious and transformative pathways over the next decade. According to Bhutan National Pathways (BNP) launched by MoAF, these transformative pathways will ensure that Bhutan’s food systems assure access to …

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Setting new heights for education

In the effort to make our education system a holistic one, the government adopted a curriculum that aligned with a humanistic model, and together with it, new assessment criteria too. The new assessment criteria did not go well with many teachers, students and parents, many students will have to undergo the same class for another year but this does not …

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DPT picks an educator, DNT sticks to former candidate for the bye-election

For the Khamdang-Ramjar bye election, the ruling party Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa will give the ticket to the former candidate while the opposition party, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa by default had to field a new candidate. The Election Commission of Bhutan set the poll date for Khamdang-Ramjar bye-elections on February 03, 2022. This time around, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa is fielding a 34-year …

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Not much left for the final fiscal year

While the total budget for the 12th FYP is Nu 310B, the government has already exhausted around 89% of the budget with one fiscal year still remaining for the FYP to end By Tashi Namgyal By the end of this fiscal year, Bhutan would have exhausted about 89 percent of the 12th Planโ€™s capital budget and only a meager 11 …

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