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BTFEC funds Nu 29mn for four projects

The Bhutan Trust Fund for Environment Conservation (BTFEC) signed grant agreements with Gross National Happiness Commission and grant recipients for four projects worth Nu 28.956mn yesterday. Under the grant scheme, projects undertaken are Samarzingkha agro-forestry project; building socio-ecological resilience: an adaptation to progressive climate change in Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary; introducing environmental

ECB readies for elections 2018

With the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) already laying out groundwork for the next parliamentary elections, the authority is hoping for greater voter turnout and limited procedural hiccups this time round. According to an ECB official, all the 20 Dzongkhags are finalizing a customized strategy for each Dzongkhag focusing on voter

CIBs to enhance credit facility

Credit Information Bureaus (CIBs) will function to provide a gamut of credit facilities including storing and processing information related to the credit exposure of all borrowers/clients in the financial system. This will make data available for the purpose of performing central bank’s supervisory and regulatory function while ensuring the confidentiality of

Pasakha industries resume exports

Though the customs office at Jaigaon has moved to online taxation system, most of the work is still done manually  Following a week-long halt in exports due to Goods and Services  Tax (GST) implementation hassles, industries in Pasakha have resumed business as usual. Though GST formalities are still completed manually, more than