Infrastructure: Nine gewogs in Samtse would remain disconnected from the rest of the dzongkhag this summer if the two bridges that collapsed in the dzongkhag last year are not reconstructed.Read More »
His Majesty The King visited Borangmo village, the second village in Pemagatshel built under His Majesty The King’s national resettlement project.Read More »
HWC: The future of Human-Wildlife Conflict committees in the gewogs is uncertain with the agriculture ministry proposing to replace it with a different compensation scheme.Read More »
Security: Between three to five police personnel each will be deployed in Talung, Bji gewog in Haa and Tsento in Paro to deter smuggling, Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) chief Colonel Chimi Dorji announced during the recently held Local Government Chairpersons’ Conference (LGCC) in Phuentsholing.Read More »
LG: Pointing out that the current statutory rape laws are unfair and unclear, local leaders asked that the state consider amending this legislation during the last day of the ninth Local Government Chairpersons’ Conference (LGCC) in Phuentsholing, yesterday.Read More »
Fund: The Rural Enterprise Development Corporation Ltd (REDCL) is likely to increase its rural lending limit to Nu 500,000 from Nu 100,000. REDCL announced this on January 16 during the ongoing ninth Local Government Chairpersons’ Conference (LGCC) in Phuentsholing.Read More »
Law: The National Law Review Taskforce (NLRT) will review and propose changes to harmonise the conflicting provisions of the electoral laws with the Constitution although the Supreme Court (SC) earlier said a commission should be constituted for the same.Read More »
An online portal to track development was also launched during the ongoing Local Government conference
Conference: On the first day of the ninth Local Government Chairpersons’ Conference (LGCC), 205 gups from across the country received their gewog utility vehicles in Phuentsholing yesterday.
Politics: Druk Chirwang Tshogpa (DCT) President Lily Wangchuk believes that a merger of Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT), Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP) and her party can form a political force that will be strong enough to form the government next year.Read More »
But education minister says sustained individual initiative would be required to improve English proficiency
Education: The education ministry will provide a five-day training for teachers across the country in an effort to improve their English skills, it was decided at the 18th National Education Conference, which ended in Phuentsholing yesterday.