Reaching the right target!

In what appears to be the last measure following the failure of various initiatives to urge people, especially in the urban areas to move from subsidized to non-subsidized cooking gas cylinders, the trade department issued a notification last week stating that it would lift the supply of subsidized gas cylinders from the four Thromdes starting […]

Only five contract employees remain in REC

The Royal Education Council (REC) has retained only five regular contract employees in the professional category of the 12 recruited initially including other administrative staffs. According to the REC, six employees resigned before their contract term expired and one did not renew the term that expired on June 30 this year. The 26 employees of […]

15 e-commerce licenses issued in the capital

With the rapid growth of internet connectivity, online business has become rampant over the years. E-commerce refers to transactions of goods or services through the internet, mobile devices or other information networks. In Thimphu, there are 15 licenses for e-commerce businesses so far. However, there are no applicants for e-commerce business from other regions so […]

School feeding program to roll out in one school in each Dzongkhag by this year

The initiation of school feeding program (SFP) would start in one school from each Dzongkhag by this year. Plans are on to supply perishable agriculture products to all schools in the country by 2021.  Agriculture Minister Yeshey Penjor said the SFP is the mandate of the government and government should also consider the nutritional content […]