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  • New Ambassador Designate of EU calls on Hon’ble Officiating Lyonpo

    DSC00047February 3, Thimphu: The New Ambassador Designate of EU, His Excellency, Mr. Tomasz Kozlowski today called on the Officiating Lyonpo, Mr. Chencho Norbu.

    During the meeting, their Excellencies discussed the on-going projects and the new projects in pipeline. The Officiating Lyonpo also briefed the Ambassador on the Bhutan for Life initiatives that the Ministry is currently working on and the possibility for EU to support it.

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  • New Pine addition to Phrumsengla National Park

    Standing tree with clean bole
    Standing tree with clean bole

    03 February 2016, PNP: Like in the other protected areas of Bhutan, Phrumsengla National Park is tirelessly exerting concerted efforts in the pursuit of discovering and adding new specimens to their existing flora and fauna list. Recently, in December 2015, a team lead by Mr. Rinchen Wangchuk, Head Research & Monitoring Section, PNP, had confirmed that Podocarpus nerrifolious commonly known as Brown Pine is lushly thriving inside the park with sound stand and profuse regeneration too. It is a new plant taxonomy for the park where this specimen had not been recorded till now.

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  • Inviting Nominations for Lifetime Civil Service Award

    This is in reference to the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) letter No. RCSC/HRS(07)2016/2069 dated January 14, 2016 regarding the submission of Nominations for Lifetime Civil Service Award.

    In keeping with the Royal Command from His Majesty the King, requirement of the Civil Service Act of Bhutan (Section 88), as per the provisions of the BCSR 2012 and as part of the Civil Service Reform initiatives, the RCSC is implementing the Lifetime Civil Service Award for Civil/Public Servants on the day of their superannuation to give due recognition of their service to the nation. To implement the award, as and when they gets superannuate, RCSC is compiling the list of civil/public servants who will be superannuating with effect from July 2016 till December 31, 2017.

    Therefore, all the Departments/Agencies are requested to submit the list of superannuating civil servants from July 1, 2016 till December 31, 2017 as per the points mentioned in attached format (see link below) and submit to the Human Resource Division on or before 28th February, 2016 for onward submission to the Royal Civil Service Commission.

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  • Inviting Nominations for Dedicated Service Award

    This is in reference to the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) letter No. RCSC/HRS(07)2016/2069 dated January 14, 2016 regarding the submission of nominations for Dedicated Service Award 2016.

    In keeping with the Royal Command from His Majesty the King, requirement of the Civil Service Act of Bhutan (Section 88) and as per the provisions of the BCSR 2012, all the Departments/Agencies are requested to submit the list of nominations for the Dedicated Service Award for 10 years (bronze medal & Certificate), 20 Years (silver medal & certificate) and 30 years (gold and & certificate) respectively as of 30th June, 2016 as per the points mentioned in attached format (see link below) and submit to the Human Resource Division on or before 28th February, 2016 for onward submission to the Royal Civil Service Commission.

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  • Picture Story

    Signing of Minutes of discussion between JICA, DoA and GNHC
    Signing of Minutes of discussion between JICA, DoA and GNHC

    February 2, Thimphu: The minutes of discussion on the preparatory survey for the project for Chiwog Grant Assistance for Farm Mechanization was signed between Mr. Nim Dorji, Director General, Department of Agriculture(DoA); Dr. Makoto Inaba, Team Leader, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Mr. Thinley Namgay, Director, Gross National Happiness Commission (GNHC) in the DoA conference hall.

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