Feb 16, 2015|News

2nd Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) Meeting of the Project for Capacity Development of GLOF and Rainstorm Flood Forecasting and Early Warning funded by JICA under TCP


The 2nd 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 February 13, 2015 in Thimphu. The project is funded by the Government of Japan under the Technical Cooperation Project (TCP) by JICA is being implemented by the Department of Hydro-met Services, MoEA from October 2014. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Karma Tshering, Director/Chairman of JCC, Department of Hydro-met Servicers, MoEA. The JICA Mid-term Review Mission was led by Dr. Hitoshi Baba,

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Jan 29, 2015|News

Report on NSC Members meeting with Laos Counterpart on the implementation of EIF Tier II Projects


Vientiane, Lao PDR: 19-20 January 2015

The meeting on the cited subject between Bhutanese delegation and Laos’s delegation was held in Vientiane on 19 and 20 January 2015. The Bhutanese delegation had 18 members from various sectors and NIU, and from Laos, there were more than 20 members attending the meeting. They were comprised mainly of NIU Laos and several implementing agencies. The main objective of this particular meeting was to learn on the EIF Tier II project and its implementation process for the sectors and NIU through the experience of Laos. As we a

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Jan 22, 2015|News

Energy Generation, Export & Import for 2014


In 2014, of the total generation of 7,147.222 million units (MU), 72% was exported and balance consumed for meeting domestic load. The gross revenue earned through export is estimated as Nu10, 633.639 million. During the same year there was import of 159.153 MU as shown in the attachment below. 

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Jan 12, 2015|News

30th Joint Expert Team Meeting held in The Holy Land of Bodh Gaya, India.


The Joint Expert Team (JET) Meeting between the representatives of the Govt. of India (Brahmaputra and Barak Basin Organisation-B&BBO, Central Water Commission) and the Royal Government of Bhutan (Deptt. of Hydromet Services-DHMS) was held at Hotel Galaxy Intercontinental, Bodh Gaya on 01 & 02, January 2015. Joint Expert Team is a bilateral team constituted in 1979 for the monitoring and overseeing of the Flood Warning Program within DHMS under the Govt of India funded 'Comprehensive Scheme for establishment of Hydro-meteorological observation and Flood Forecasting Network on

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Jan 05, 2015|News

The Bhutan SEAL Award


The award function of Bhutan SEAL Programme was organized by the Department of Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs on 5th January 2015 at Namgay Heritage Hotel, Thimphu. The function was attended by Hon’ble Tengye Lyonpo as the Chief Guest, Resident Representative of UNDP, senior government officials, handicraft producers and dealers around the country.

From the total of 19 handicraft products submitted for the programme, 1 product under the Traditional Category was awarded the Seal of Excellence Certificate and 12 products comprising of 2 products under Traditional Category a

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