MoE to relocate students in P/ling to Punakha next month

For students of other dzongkhags like Samtse, Samdrup Jongkhar, and Gelephu, the ministry is not able to relocate them for now The education ministry is planning to relocate the students from classes IX to XII in Phuentsholing to Punakha by August, according to Education Minister Jai Bir Rai.  The minister, during the press meeting on […]

Make foods affordable for all

A mother of three, Choki Wangmo, was aghast a few weeks ago as she purchased a 4.5-liter soya bean oil jar at the vegetable market in Thimphu. She had to pay Nu 680 for the oil jar, which she reminisces about paying just Nu 410 before the Covid-19 pandemic. It is, meanwhile, not just edible […]

New conditions hamper vegetable export to India

Bhutan exported about Nu 19.47mn worth of vegetables to India in the first quarter of 2021 The implementation of the Plant Quarantine Order (PQO) in India, for which a Pest Risk Analysis (PRA) needs to be conducted, has been cited as the main reason by Economic Affairs Minister Loknath Sharma for the drastic drop in […]