3rd Royal Project Coordination Meeting held

Twenty seven participants attended the meeting

Thimphu: The 3rd Royal Project Coordination Meeting was held on 22-23 August under the chairmanship of the Hon’ble Agriculture Secretary, Dasho Rinzin Dorji to review the progress and plan the project activities.

The meeting discussed the project activities of the Chimipang Royal Project in Punakha, Dechencholing Royal Project in Thimphu, Samtenling Royal Project in Thimphu, Changkhaphu Royal Project in Hongtsho, Ninzerkha Royal Project in Khasadrapchu and the Royal Project Coordination Office (RPCO). The progress on the collaborative project with the Royal Project Foundation, Thailand was also shared. In addition, issues related to staff shortages, infrastructure facilities, mobility and capacity building were discussed.

The Royal Project will focus on irrigation channels, plantations and infrastructures among others in 2019-2020. Further, the RPCO is planning to draft the guidelines for management framework, standardise packaging system/cold storage house and avenue plantation along the national highway.

-ICTD

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