April 12, Thimphu: The Project Steering Committee meeting for the EU Technical Cooperation Project in Support of RNR Sector was held at the conference hall of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF). The meeting was chaired by the Hon’ble Secretary, MoAF and attended by the Project Steering Committee members comprising of the members of the RNR Gross National Happiness (GNH) Committee of the MoAF and one member each from Gross National Happiness Commission Secretariat and the Ministry of Economic Affairs. The EU Delegation led by Dr. Johann Hesse, Head of Development Cooperation, EU Delegation, New Delhi, India attended the meeting as observer.
The meeting reviewed and discussed the implementation status of the key activities as agreed in the Operational Programme Estimate (OPE) approved in May, 2016 and resolved key issues pertaining to the project.
The EU-Technical Cooperation Project in support Renewable Natural Resources Sector is a project funded by the European Union to enable the Ministry, Royal Government of Bhutan to achieve its objectives for the 11th Five Year Plan particularly by enhancing the capacities of the its employees both at the central and decentralised level.
The implementation phase for the project is from August, 2014 to August, 2019 with a total budget of Euro 4.6 Million.
Submitted by PPD with Photo by Choidup Zangpo, ICS
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