Aug 04, 2015|News

Press Release

 

 His Excellency Ambassador of Finland to Bhutan paid a courtesy call on Director, Department of Hydro Met Services (DHMS) and met with other senior officials to discuss issues of mutual interest, particularly regarding the on-going Institutional Cooperation Instrument (ICI) project between Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) and DHMS on 31st July 2015. Ambassador was accompanied by Finn fund’s Adviser for South Asian countries and Desk Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Finland. DHMS apprised Ambassador and his team on the project activities and expressed humble gra

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Jul 23, 2015|News

Training on Patent Examination from July 13 to 17, 2015

 

The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MoEA) established the Patent Registry under the Intellectual Property Division (IPD) in March 2012 to grant patents for the protection of inventions. As of July 2015, the Registry has received 28 patent applications out of which two patents have been granted.

One of major challenges confronted by the Registry is the lack of capacity to carry out substantive examination of patent applications and to analyze substantive examination report received from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Based on the request made by IPD, the WIPO f

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Jun 24, 2015|News

Press Release Annual Seminar 2015 JICA Technical Cooperation Project on Capacity Development of GLOF and Rainstorm Flood Forecasting and Early Warning, 19th June, 2015

 

The “Annual Seminar 2015” for the Project Capacity Development of GLOF and Rainstorm Flood Forecasting and Early Warning in the Kingdom of Bhutan funded by JICA under TCP was held on 19th June, 2015 at Hotel Phuntshopelri, Thimphu, Bhutan. The Seminar was jointly organized by the Department of Hydro-met Services, MoEA in collaboration with JICA Expert Team. The main objectives of the seminar was to provide a platform for sharing progress and lessons from the project and also serve as a scientific forum for knowledge exchange and technical cooperation among relevant stakeholders

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Jun 24, 2015|News

Workshop on “Climate Data Management and Analysis” was organized by Department of Hydro Met Services (DHMS) and convened from 15th -19th June, 2015 in Migmar Hotel, Thimphu.

 

A five day workshop on “Climate Data Management and Analysis” was organized by Department of Hydro Met Services (DHMS) and convened from 15th -19th June, 2015 in Migmar Hotel, Thimphu.
The main goal of the workshop is to enhance capacity of Data Managers in DHMS, by providing a working knowledge on the basic methods of objective analysis of hydro meteorological data.
The objectives of the workshop are to provide hands-on application of different methods of analysis, get acquainted with some of the basic analyzing tools and gain experience in interpretation of the r

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Jun 23, 2015|News

Launch of iGuide

 

The Department of Industry in collaboration with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has launched the iGuide, an online guide for potential investors on 22nd June, 2015. The launching of the iguide was graced by the Hon’ble Tengye Lyonpo. The iGuide is a web-based investment guide that provides investors with up-to-date, hard-to-find online information on operating costs, wages, rents and taxes essential for an investor’s business model, as well as laws, procedures and useful contacts. To make it more relevant to Bhutan, experiences of current invest

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