Jul 23, 2014|News

Press Release on Eighth Meeting of the SAFTA Ministerial Council

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Jun 23, 2014|News

MoEA Firewall Installation.


The ICT Services would like to notify all the internet users of MoEA LAN that there would be internet fluctuation for a week due to the Installation of Firewall and testing.

Inconvenience caused is regretted.

ICT Team

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Jun 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 Opposition, Ministers, Minister for External Affairs of India, National Security Advisor of India, Foreign Secretary of India, Ambassadors, Members of Parliament, other dignitaries, RGoB offi

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Jun 16, 2014|News

Weather Outlook (Thimphu and Paro)


 Weather Outlook (Thimphu and Paro) as of 4.00 PM 15th June 2014

Thimphu: The shower is due to convection and it is not expected to last for more than 1 hour. Weather for the rest of the evening and night is mostly cloudy with less likelihood of rain.
Observed temperature for Thimphu is Max 27 and Min 14 degrees Celsius.

Outlook (Thimphu and Paro) for tomorrow 16/06/2014

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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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