Nov 04, 2014|News

7th IPC Meeting on SAARC STORM Program and Scientific Seminar on the Results and Review of SAARC STORM Pilot Field Experiment 2014, Thimphu Bhutan, 27 to 30 October 2014


The Department of Hydro Met Services (DHMS) in collaboration with the SAARC Meteorological Research Centre (SMRC), Dhaka organised; i) 7th Meeting of IPC on SAARC STORM Program during 27 to 28 October and ii) Scientific Seminar on Results and Review of the SAARC STORM Pilot Field Experiment - 2014 during 29 to 30 October 2014 at Ro CHog Pel Hotel in Thimphu, Bhutan. The Director from Department of Disaster Management, MoHCA was invited as a Chief Guest to inaugurate the session.

The IPC meeting was attended by participants from SAARC Countries, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, N

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Oct 28, 2014|News



Thimphu, 28 October 2014:

The Intellectual Property Division (IPD), Ministry of Economic Affairs conducted workshop on Intellectual Property for the instructors and faculty members at two separate Technical Training Institutes in Chumey, Bumthang on 20 October 2014 and Khuruthang, Punakha on 22 October 2014.

The objective of workshop were (i) to create awareness on intellectual property to technical institutes and (ii) build networks for future collaborations in certain areas of intellectual property to promote creativity and innovation in these institutions.

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Oct 20, 2014|News

Sensitization workshop on Hydro-Met Data Use on 10th and 11th Oct,2014


A one day workshop on Hydro-Met data use was organized by Department of Hydro-Met Services as a part of the implementation of National Adaptation Program of Action, NAPA-II Project commenced from July, 2014. The project has been conceived with the objective to enhance national, local and community capacity to prepare for and respond to climate-induced multi-hazards to reduce potential losses of human lives, national economic infrastructure and livelihoods. It has been designed to address the immediate and urgent climate change adaptation needs prioritized throug

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Oct 20, 2014|News

5th SAARC Energy Ministers meeting and its preceding Senior Officials meeting, 16th- 17th October, 2014, New Delhi


The 5th SAARC Energy Ministers meeting preceded by its Senior Officials meeting was held in New Delhi from 16th -17th October, 2014. The RGoB delegation for the ministerial meeting was led by Dasho Sonam Tshering, Secretary, Ministry of Economic Affairs. For the senior officials meeting held on 16th October, 2014, Dasho Yeshi Wangdi, Director General, Department of Hydropower and Power Systems led the delegation. The delegation comprised of officials from the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The preparatory meeting of Senior officials met on the first day

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Oct 09, 2014|News

“Cyclone Hudhud” Update as of 5 PM, 9th Oct. 2014.


According to Department of Hydro Met Services, a Cyclonic Storm named “HUDHUD” is moving west-northwest ward towards north Andra Pradesh-Odisha and is expected to landfall in north Andra Pradesh coast by the forenoon of 12th October 2014.