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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Jun 23, 2015|News

An indigenous paper-maker and lemon-grass oil spray maker wins entrepreneurship awards

 

Mr. Rinchen Phuntsho, who started making hand-made paper and products such as bags, envelopes and folders in Tama, Zhemgang in the year 1998, won the Cottage-Scale Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 at the 2nd Bhutan Enterprise Award. Receiving a cash prize of Nu. 130,000 from the Economic Affairs Minister, he thanked the Royal Government for introducing such pro-business initiatives and promised to reinvest the prize money back into his factory.
M/s Bio Bhutan collected the Small-Scale Entrepreneur of the Year, 2014. Bio Bhutan is a very popular local enterprise involved in the manufa

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Jun 11, 2015|News

Awareness Workshop on Intellectual Property With Special Focus on Artists

 

 A tailored-made awareness workshop on intellectual property on the following topics was conducted for 20 members of the Voluntary Artists’ Studio Thimphu (VAST) on 26 May, 2015 in Hotel Migmar, Thimphu.

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