30 May, Pemagatshel: The nine households living around Chongshing Gonpa in Pemagatshel have been facing water shortages for a long time. In order to solve their problem, the Dzongkhag Agriculture Sector has initiated the construction of a Rain Water Harvesting System for every household with a water holding capacity of 1500 litres.
7 June, Phajoding: While tourism generates substantial revenue for the country, it is essential that programmes and activities that bring economic opportunities to local communities are encouraged. With this intention, Phajoding eco-campsite was developed to enhance the social, cultural, and environmental opportunities. Given the historical and cultural richness of Phajoding and the fact that it is already used as a tourism destination as part of the Druk Path Trek (between Paro and Thimphu), the Nature Recreation and Ecotourism Division (NRED) under the Department of Forests and Park Services initiated the development of the campsite. This project intends to link tourism development with cultural preservation and environmental conservation.
9 June 2014, Paro: The Fifth Batch of the School for Field Studies (SFS)-Bhutan Summer Program commenced from today. A group of 18 undergraduate students from the United States of America (USA) arrived Bhutan today (9 June 2014) to attend the Program. The students are from 15 different universities and colleges across the USA.
6 June 2014: Hon’ble Lyonchhen handed out certificates signed by the MoIC Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office complex to IT representatives of the highest evaluated websites. The first ranked was Department of Information Technology and Telecom (DITT) while the second went to Ministry of Finance.