Dewathang-Gomdar MP disappointed with work done by last government

The progress of the works of the past five years is very disappointing, concluded Member of the Parliament (MP) from Dewathang-Gomdar constituency Ugyen Dorji upon the completion of his three-week visit to his constituency. After travelling the length and breadth of his constituency, and spending hours with the local people, where he patiently listened and […]

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Widening works at Narphung affects commuters & residents

Frequent roadblocks at Narphung on the way from Trashigang to SamdrupJongkhar highway, cause inconvenience to both the commuters plying the highway and the villagers residing below the highway. Widening work along the 180km stretch from Trashigang to SamdrupJongkhar at Narphung has left two gewogs, Gomdar and Wongphu affected by falling boulders and landslides that keep […]

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Nu 305mn sanctioned for PSL

Around Nu 305.8mn was sanctioned for Priority Sector Lending (PSL) in 2018. Last year, dzongkhags collectively received 1,274 PSL applications of which 1,009 projects were approved. Thimphu, received the highest number of applications with 247 projects according to the fourth quarterly report of Royal Monetary Authority. The PSL initiative was launched on December 13, 2017 […]

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Pemagatshel dzong construction to complete by June next year

With 85 % of the physical work completed and a newly designed map for the tower and dratshang approved, project officials are confident that the new Pemagatshel dzong in Denchi will be completed by June 2020. Initially the deadline of the dzong construction was 2018, but later the deadline was revised until June 2020 due […]

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RCSC refutes civil servants facing stress due to different spouse posting

The hospital receives cases of civil servants who are affected due to stress related problems caused by separation from spouses, lack of important family support and also requests for posting of spouses in the same place not being honored and at times leading to divorces, alcoholism and drug abuse, according to a Facebook post by […]

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Local noodle manufacturers lose out to imported products

The country’s first instant noodle manufacturer, KP Noodle, has been shut for over five months now Local noodles and chips manufacturers are struggling to remain afloat amid stiff competition from imported products that have flooded the market. The domestic market is in fact saturated with imported instant noodles and chips from India, Thailand, Korea and […]

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Phuentsholing Thromde in need of more engineers

The Thromde has asked the works and human settlement ministry for an urban planner and a designer As the current engineers working for different departments of the Phuentsholing Thromde are already occupied and overburdened with their works, the Thromde is in need of more engineers. With development works in full swing, the existing strength of […]

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