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The old age tapestry

Sculpting and architecting a harmonious life at an old age in our country is now steadily perceived to be a distant and withdrawn reality in this age and time.

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Khenpo Karpo (1934-2017)

Obituary: This obituary is drawn from several discussions I have been fortunate to have with him over the last seven years. Zhenphen Rinpoche and Kelzang Jurmen summed up Khenpo’s spiritual attainments in their tributes.

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Governance under the Fourth Druk Gyalpo – Part-IV

Public Policies
Public Policy is the principled guide to action or in-action taken by the administrative and executive branch of the State. It must solve problems efficiently and effectively, serve justice, support governmental institutions and policies, and encourage active citizenship. 

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Governance in Bhutan – Part III

Five Year Plans of Bhutan The Five Year Plans (FYP) of Bhutan are a series of national economic development plans adopted by the government of Bhutan since 1961 based on socialist model of Russia and as dovetailed by India.  In the World Bank’s 1989 appraisal:

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