May 06, 2015|News

Awareness and Consultative Workshops on Intellectual Property and TISCs


As part of the sensitization programme on Intellectual Property (IP), the Intellectual Property Division (IPD) conducted a day long workshop on IP for the professors, lecturers and staff at the Jigme Namgyel Polytechnic, Dewathang, Samdrup Jongkhar on April 15, 2015 and at the College of Science and Technology, Rinchending, Chukha on April 17, 2015.

The objective of the workshop was to create awareness on different IP Rights (IPRs), namely Trademark, Patent, Industrial Design and Copyright and their protection system available in the country. Further,

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Apr 24, 2015|News

First Better Business Council Meeting.


The Ministry of Economic Affairs organized the First Better Business Council (BBC) Meeting of the High Level Business Council at Thimphu Ariya hotel on 22 April, 2015. The event was chaired by the Hon’ble Prime Minister who is also the Chairperson of the High Level Business Council.
The meeting was held to deliberate and recommend on the set up of the council secretariat, roles of the secretariat, structure of the BBC and way forward for the BBC.
The Better Business Council was established by Royal Government of Bhutan to bring about reforms in business, promote invest

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Apr 13, 2015|News

PPP Stakeholder Workshop


The Ministry of Economic Affairs in collaboration with the World Bank organized a Public Private Partnership (PPP) stakeholder workshop at Thimphu Taj Tashi on 8th April, 2015. The event was graced by the Hon’ble Secretary, Ministry of Finance.

The objective of the workshop was to create awareness about the provisions of the draft PPP policy as well as educate key stakeholders. The policy was recently reviewed by the Gross National Happiness Commission and has been approved for onward submission to the Cabinet.

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Apr 09, 2015|News

Upgradation of Ministry Local Area Network


The ICT Division is undergoing major changes in the logical structure of the Local Area Network which aims to segregate each departments or division from the other. Due to this there may be slight or drastic fluctuation in internet and the WIFI LAN. 

Inconveniences caused is highly regretted.


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Apr 03, 2015|News

Seminar on Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) Dam


More than fifty officials, mostly engineers from Department of Hydropower & Power Systems (DHPS), Punatsangchhu Hydroelectric Project Authority (PHPA), Mangdechhu Hydroelectric Project Authority (MHPA), Druk Green Power Corporation, Bhutan Power Corporation (BPC) and National Environment Commission (NEC) attended a half day seminar on Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) Dam at Namgay Heritage, Thimphu on April 2, 2015.
The seminar was organized to familiarize the officials with the new technology of dam construction. Till date the hydropower dams in Bhutan are constructed using Con

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