All government offices and institutions around the country will remain closed on 2nd January 2018 to observe Nyilo or Winter Solstice. Nyilo, according to the Bhutanese calendar based on Buddhist astrology, is the first day of winter and the shortest day after which the days start getting longer until the summer solstice.
December 27-29: A partnership-scoping and experience sharing meeting for joint research and capacity building for water resources management is underway at the President Hotel, Pune, India facilitated by our local partner, the Advanced Centre for Water Resources Development and Management (ACWADAM).
This is part of the Himalayan University Consortium Seed grant “Enhancing Regional Cooperation for Capacity building and Research in areas of Water Resource Management within Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) Network’ led by the Centre for Water, Climate and Environmental Policy, Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research, Bhutan.
17th December 2017: On this Auspicious and Happy Occasion of the 110th National Day of the Kingdom of Bhutan, the RNR Family joins the Nation in Offering our Prayers for Everlasting Peace, Prosperity and Happiness in Our Country.
December 11, Thimphu: Her Royal Highness Ashi Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck, Royal Patron for the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research (UWICER) and the Bhutan Ecological Society (BES) graced the tripartite memorandum of understanding (MoU) signing between UWICER, BES and School for Field Studies (SFS) at Taj Tashi.