Eight can­di­dates to take up masters un­der Nehru Wangchuck Schol­ar­ship

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Eight can­di­dates have been awarded this year schol­ar­ship un­der Nehru – Wangchuck schol­ar­ship for the aca­demic year 2016-17. The awardees will be un­der­tak­ing post-grad­u­a­tion cour­ses in some of the premier in­sti­tutes in In­dia.

Dorji Phuntsho As­sis­tant Col­lec­tor with the Re­gional Rev­enue and Cus­toms in Phuentshogling was se­lected for MBA inn lo­gis­tics and sup­ply chain man­age­ment, Ugyen Lhendup a teacher in Dechen­chol­ing HSS for masters in eco­nom­ics , Sonam Dorji from the Depart­ment of Hu­man Set­tle­ment un­der MoWHS for mas­ter in ur­ban plan­ning, Karma Kuenga Eudon , deputy ex­ec­u­tive en­gi­neer with the depart­ment of Civil Avi­a­tion for masters in civil en­gi­neer­ing , Sonam Cho­den a teacher for Daga HSS for masters in Chem­istry, Ten­zin Rab­gay , As­sis­tant Lec­turer with the Gaeddu Col­lege of Busi­ness stud­ies for MBA in Hu­man Re­sources , Kin­ley Yang­don also from Gaeddu Col­lege of Busi­ness Stud­ies for MBA in Fi­nance and Kal­pana Sun­war for Masters in Tourism and Hos­pi­tal­ity who works as vice prin­ci­pal in Bhutan In­ter­na­tional School of Hos­pi­tal­ity and Tourism in Taba.

In an email in­ter­view with BT one of the re­cip­i­ents of the schol­ar­ship Kal­pana Sun­war said that she felt priv­i­leged and happy for be­ing se­lected and also re­al­izes that she has lots of re­spon­si­bil­i­ties ahead.

She added that as she is from the hos­pi­tal­ity & tourism back­ground, she be­lieves that she will be able to bring about ed­u­ca­tional in­no­va­tions in the hos­pi­tal­ity and tourism in­sti­tu­tions in the coun­try and keep abreast of is­sues, trends, and pos­si­bil­i­ties that can af­fect the growth of the in­dus­try. “The govern­ment has been giv­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties to the pri­vate or­ga­ni­za­tions to en­hance the hu­man re­sources ca­pac­ity through such sup­ports and I would say work hard, com­mit­ment and de­ter­mi­na­tion to bring about pos­i­tive change in the or­ga­ni­za­tion that you serve and also the sup­port from or­ga­ni­za­tion has helped me to get through the se­lec­tion.”she replied when asked about the op­por­tu­nity of schol­ar­ship given to the non civil ser­vice sec­tor.

“Nehru- Wangchuk schol­ar­ship is a pres­tig- ious one since it gives Bhutanese an op­por­tu­nity to study in the premier In­dian in­sti­tu­tions. Such sup­port strength­ens the al­ready strong re­la­tion be­tween Bhutan and In­dia.’ she added while com­ment­ing on the role played by Nehru Wangchuck schol­ar­ship in Bhutan In­dia re­la­tion­ship.

The pres­ti­gious Nehru Wangchuk Schol­ar­ship is fully spon­sored by Govern­ment of In­dia. It is an all ex­pense paid schol­ar­ship in­clud­ing tu­ition fees, liv­ing ex­penses con­sist­ing of at­trac­tive stipend of Rs. 50,000/- per month and other al­lowances.

Wangchuck schol­ar­ship in Thim­phu last week

Dasho Karma Tshi­teem, Chair­per­son of Royal Civil Ser­vice Com­mis­sion re­ceived a cheque of Nu. 15.51 mil­lion from the In­dia Am­bas­sador to Bhutan Jaideep Sarkar for Nehru –

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