100 more homestays to be established in Haa in 12th Plan

Haa plans to come up with 100 more homestays during the 12th Five Year Plan across the dzongkhag. Currently there are 24 homestays in the dzongkhag and nine more applicants have proposed to come up with such venture. Home stays are located in all the six gewogs of Haa. The district is trying to promote […]

FCB records profit growth of Nu 50mn than last year from potato auction

As the potato auction season ends, the Food Corporation of Bhutan Limited (FCBL) has recorded auction of potato worth Nu 51mn more than the last season through conventional auction. However, the total auction has reduced as compared to the last season. FCB auctioned around 24,200 Metric Ton (MT) of potato this season worth around Nu […]

Bhutan’s producer prices fall 4.55% in third quarter

Decline in prices of goods in manufacturing sector led to the drop in producer price index (PPI) to 4.55% in the third quarter (July to September) from the previous year, states the National Statistical Bureau (NSB). The PPI measures the average price change of goods and services overtime from producer’s perspective unlike consumer price index […]

Integrated health screening for elderly citizens on the cards

Now, elderly people who visit the nearest health centers can undergo holistic medical screening. The service enables the health workers to identify various medical complications through different procedures without having the patients to travel long distances unnecessarily. Until now, most of the health staffs particularly in the remote areas have been treating the particular complaints […]

Bhutan Red Cross Society admitted to IFRC

The Bhutan Red Cross Society (BRCS) has been formally admitted into the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) at the 22nd session of the IFRC General Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland on Thursday. The two member delegation led by the BRCS Secretary-General, Dragyel Tenzin Dorjee, and supported by officials from the Permanent Mission […]