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Ministry of Agriculture and Forests presents its mid-term review to Hon’ble Lyonchhen

Led by the Hon’ble Agriculture Minister, Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests presented its mid-term progress and review (July 2013-June 2015) to the Hon’ble Prime Minister, His Excellency Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay at the Royal Banquet Hall.

The Ministry’s 11th FYP outlay comprises of a total of Nu. 13.5 billion, with Nu. 4.85 billion as capital outlay and Nu. 8.7 billion as recurrent budget. In terms of financial progress, there has been a cumulative expenditure of Nu. 2,106.398 million against a cumulative revised budget of Nu. 2,913.146 million for two years.

There are six sectoral key result areas (SKRAs) under the Ministry including Food and Nutrition Security, employment opportunities and increase rural household income, accelerate RNR sector growth, enhance sustainable forest, land, water and bio-diversity resource management; enhance conservation of plant and animal genetic resources and enhance effectiveness and efficiency RNR service delivery. Under these, 16 results based programmes were implemented. Accordingly, out of 73 key performance indicators (KPIs), nine have been achieved, 52 were on track and 12 at risk.


Seventh Meeting of SAARC Finance Ministers preceded by the Seventh Meeting of SAARC Finance Secretaries

The Seventh Meeting of the SAARC Finance Ministers preceded by the Seventh Meeting of SAARC Finance Secretaries was held in Kathmandu, Nepal on 19th and 20th August, 2015 respectively. The meeting was inaugurated by Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister of Nepal, Mr. Sushil Koirala. The SAARC Finance Ministers meeting was followed by the Fourth Meeting of SAARC Development Fund Governing Council….readmore


Hon’ble Sherig Lyonpo attends the farewell dinner of Mr. Chencho Dorji

kkMr. Chencho Dorji, the outgoing Director General of the Department of Youth and Sports was seen off with a grand farewell dinner on 13 August by the Ministry of Education which was presided over by the Hon’ble Sherig Lyonpo. Mr. Chencho has served under the Ministry of Education as the Director from 2007 till 2013 and as the Director General of the Department of Youth and Sports till he was relieved off to join the Bhutan InfoComm and Media Authority

 


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Lyonchhen meets Shri Narendra Modi Nath, Prime Minister of India

Lyonchhen meets Shri Narendra Modi Nath, Prime Minister of India

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