Apr 27, 2016|News

GAKYED GATEON - Festival of Happiness

 

 Decentralized Hands-On Program Exhibition or D-HOPE in short, is a cottage industry development model that has its origins in Japan. Unlike the regular exhibition which is organized at a fixed location over a short period of time, the decentralized version occurs at the entrepreneurs’ work-sites and is called a festival because it occurs over a much longer period of time. The Program Providers (entrepreneurs) continue to do their regular chores and offer their program to the customers only at certain time in a day or only on certain days in a week –entirely decided by them

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Mar 17, 2016|News

Signing of Concession Agreement for 118MW Nikachhu Hydroelectric Project

 

The Concession Agreement for 118MW Nikachhu Hydroelectric Project was signed between the Department of Hydropower & Power Systems, Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Tangsibji Hydro Energy Limited on 4th March 2016 in the presence of Hon’ble Secretary of Ministry of Economic Affairs, Dasho Yeshi Wangdi.
The Concession Agreement provides the concession rights to the Tangsibji Hydro Energy Limited in keeping with the provisions of the Electricity Act-2001, Sustainable Hydropower Development Policy-2008 and other laws and regulations of the country. The Nikachhu Project wil

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Mar 17, 2016|News

3rd Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) Meeting of the Project for Capacity Development of GLOF and Rainstorm Flood Forecasting and Early Warning Project funded by JICA

 

 
The 3rd Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) meeting of the project “Capacity Development of GLOF and Rainstorm Flood Forecasting and Warning in the Kingdom of Bhutan (2013-2016)” was held on March 15, 2016 in Thimphu. The project is being implemented by the Department of Hydro-met Services (DHMS), MoEA in collaboration with Department of Disaster Management and other revenant agencies. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Karma Tshering, Director/Chairman of JCC, Department of Hydro-met Servicers, MoEA. The JICA project Termina

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Feb 25, 2016|News

6th Meeting of the Joint Group of Experts (JGE) on Flood Management between Bhutan and India, 17-18 February, 2016, New Delhi, India

 

The 6th meeting of the Joint Group of Experts (JGE) on Flood Management between the Royal Government of Bhutan (RGoB) and the Government of India (GoI) was held at the Oberoi Hotel, New Delhi, India from 17-18 February, 2016. The GoI delegation was led by Shri T.S Mehra, Commissioner (B&B Basins), Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation (MoWR,RD &GR), Government of India (Go) and the RGoB delegation was led by Mr. Karma Tsering, Director, Department of Hydro-met Services (DHMS), Ministry of Economic Affairs.
The JGE meeting is held once in a ye

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Feb 24, 2016|News

Intellectual Property Workshop

 

The Intellectual Property Division (IPD) organized 3-day workshop on Intellectual Property in Gelephu from 27 to 29 January 2016. A total of 28 participants comprising officials from the six Regional Trade and Industry Offices (RTIOs), the Royal Bhutan Police (RBP), the Regional Revenue and Custom Office (RRCO), and innovators from Samtse, Tsirang, Punakha and Sarpang attended the workshop.


The participants were sensitized on Copyright; Industrial Property comprising of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Patent; IP registration procedures; types of infringement and Intellec

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