Sep 17, 2014|News

Foundation Stone Laying for the 600MW Kholongchhu Hydroelectric Project

 

The Foundation Stone for the first JV project, the 600MW Kholongchhu Hydroelectric Project was laid by H.E. Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of Republic of India at 11:05AM on Monday, June 16, 2014 in the Gyalyong Tshogkhang courtyard. The unveiling ceremony was attended by Hon’ble Prime Minster of Bhutan, Hon’ble Speaker, the Chairperson of National Council, Leader of Opposit

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Sep 16, 2014|News

WMO REGIONAL WORKSHOP ON IMPLEMENTATION OF WEATHER- AND CLIMATE-RELATED SERVICES IN THE LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES (LDCs) IN ASIA THIMPHU, BHUTAN FROM 9-11 SEPTEMBER 2014

 

 The Regional Workshop on Implementation of Weather and Climate related services in the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) in Asia is organised by Department of Hydro Met Services and World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) from 9-11 September 2014 at Migmar Hotel in Thimphu, Bhutan. The WMO workshop held in Bhutan is very first of its kind. The workshop was started with opening remarks from Director, DHMS, MoEA, Chief Guest, Dasho Secretary, MoEA and followed by WMO.

There were participants from 8 LDCs identified by United Nation, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Lao,

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Sep 16, 2014|News

Notification inviting Opposition(s) or Objection(s) for Copyright Registration

 

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Jun 07, 2014|News

High Socio-Economic benefits from Improved Hydrological and Meteorological forecasts and warnings in Bhutan(Press release)

 

 Currently, an investment of 1$ in Hydro-Meteorological services produces a benefit of 5.5$ while considering only two important economic sectors (viz. Hydropower and Tourism). If other socio- economic sectors are also taken into account, the cost-benefit ratio would be much higher. This was the major finding of the Socio-economic study on the improved hydro-meteorological services in Bhutan carried under the project SHSB. The Study also suggests that due to rapid modernization, by 2025, the cost-benefit ratio would increase to very high level up to 1: 8-9.
Benefits of the hyd

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Jun 03, 2014|News

Notification inviting Opposition/Objection for Copyright Registration

 

This is for the general information of all concerned that the Intellectual Property Division, MoEA has received two applications from authors/owners, the details of which are mentioned below, for the voluntary deposit and registration of their copyright and related rights. It is therefore invited for any opposition/objection to the application for registration of these works. An opposition/objection should be filed with the Intellectual Property Division within one month from the

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