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Two-day Forum concludes

The 4th National Training Providers Forum on the theme ‘Surging Ahead towards Relevance and Quality’ was held for two days on 21st & 22nd April, 2016 at NRDCL conference hall.

The opening ceremony was graced by the Hon’ble Lyonpo, Ngeema Sangay Tshempo, MoLHR with the launching of Technical and Vocational Education and Training Quality Assurance Management Information System (TVET-QAMIS) which mainly focuses on providing an online services to TVET Providers, Trainers, Assessors and disseminate information related to TVET providers, courses, trainers, assessors.
Currently, there are a total of 72 training providers registered with the Ministry, of which 13 are Government, four NGOs, two corporate and 53 are private training providers.
The Forum concluded with the awarding of Training Providers Excellence Award. Out of the 35 institutes who have applied for the award, the top three institutes Technical Training Institute-Chumey, Technical Training Institute-Khuruthang & Kunjung Institute of Technology and Innovation won the awards.

PM attended 30th Annual General Meeting of BCCI

Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay and Economics Affairs Minister Lekey Dorji attended and interacted with the business representatives during the 30th Annual General Meeting of Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) held in Thimphu this morning.

Lyonchhen congratulated Aum Phub Zam, Dasho Tashi Dorji and Mr. Tandin Wangchuk on being elected as the President and Vice Presidents of the Chamber. Aum Phub Zam is the first woman president of the BCCI.

Consecration of Jigme Wangchuck Power Training Institute (JWPTI)

Honorable Lyonpo, Ngeema Sangay Tshempo, Ministry of Labour and Human Resources graced the consecration ceremony of the Jigme Wangchuck Power Training Institute as the chief guest at the Technical Training Institute-Dekiling, Sarpang today.

The institute was built with the total funding assistance of Nu.332 million from the Government of India (GOI). Further, the GOI has committed to support JWPTI with Nu.337 million during the 11FYP to augment the existing institute into a Power Training Institute.

The institute was inaugurated by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, during his historic state visit to Bhutan in November 2014 and it became operational since August last year.


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