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.

Sep 25, 2014|News

SRBE Project achieves another milestone


Bhutan Sustainable Rural Biomass Energy (SRBE) Project completes the training of NFE Instructors on Improved Cook Stoves

The SRBE Project being implemented by the Department of Renewable Energy completed the training of Non-formal Education (NFE) Instructors on improved cook stoves on 20th September 2014. The last training was conducted in Jyenkana Primary School in Haa District from 15th September to 20th September 2014. There were 23 NFE Instructors from Haa and Paro Districts who attended a week long training on the basic

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Sep 24, 2014|News

LPG Consumer Card to be Implemented in the Country.


In continuation to Notification No. MoEA/DT/POL-12/2014/834 dated 18th September, 2014 of the Department of Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs; the Regional Trade & Industry Office (RTIO), Thimphu would like to inform the general public of six Dzongkhags (Thimphu, Paro, Punakha, Wangdi Phodrang, Haa and Gasa) that the quota LPG Consumer Cards will be issued in a phase manner from 1st October 2014 to 31st December, 2014.

The RTIO will start issuing the cards for eligible households under Thimphu Thromday from 1st October, 2014. The consumer cards for eligible households in Paro,

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