UNDP, ICIMOD agree to build resilience in Hindu Kush Himalayan countries

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), headquartered in Nepal, entered into a partnership to promote sustainable development in the Hindu Kush Himalayan countries. UN Assistant Secretary General, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, Ms. Kanni Wignaraja and ICIMOD Director General Dr. Pema Gyamtsho signed a […]

Bhutan needs big investment in right sector

A substantial growth rate of 10% or better is needed in the coming one to two years to catch up to the GDP of 2020 level, according to Dr. Damber S. Kharka With the economy at a crossroads, big investment in the right economic sector is the only way forward for the government to revive […]

Education and awareness recommended to address ills of social media in Bhutan

About 90% of the people in Bhutan are active members of at least one social media, according to the Bhutan Media Foundation While there was a general consensus that social media has benefited the Bhutanese society and it has become an integral part of Bhutanese life, the pivotal need for education and awareness was also […]

NCGS benefits 214 individuals from 18 districts

After the establishment of the NCGS in 2020, about 214 individuals from 18 dzongkhags have participated in the scheme With a total loan approved amounting to Nu 898mn, the recipients include 48 beneficiaries in the agriculture sector, followed by 111 in the production and manufacturing sector, and 54 in the service sector. This was divulged […]