Medal Award ceremony (11-Dec-2017)

The Ministry of Finance organized the award ceremony of the “2017 Dedicated Civil Service Awards” on 11th December 2017. Addressing the Award Ceremony by the Hon’ble Finance Secretary, he stated today’s civil service awards which was initiated by the government at the command of His Majesty the King reflects the recognition for distinguished contribution and unwavering hard work of all the recipients. He congratulated all of them
There were 170 recipients in MoF which includes;

1. Lifetime – 25;
2. 30 years and above (Gold Medal) – 28;
3. 20 years and above (Silver Medal) – 29; and
4. 10 years and above (Bronze Medal) – 88.

Merchang Ceremony

Merchang Ceremony

Honorable Finance Secretary addressing the Recipients

Honorable Finance Secretary with Lifetime Medal Recipients

Honorable Finance Minister with Lifetime Medal Recipient

Honorable Finance Secretary with Gold Medal Recipients

Honorable Finance Secretary with Silver Medal Recipients

Honorable Finance Secretary with Bronze Medal Recipients

Shortlisted candidates (6-Dec-2017)

Shortlisted Candidates for Messenger, DMEA

Sl# Name CID
1 Som Maya Gurung 10307000494
2 Kabita Tamang 21215000529
3 Sonam Lham 10802001016
4 Tenzin Norbu 11607000591
5 Kharka Bdr Mongar 21213000156

The above shortlisted candidates are required to bring the relevant original documents for the selection interview and report to HRD, Ministry of Finance on 12 December 2017 at 2:00 PM sharp.

Inauguration of the first Petroleum Oil and Lubricants Service Center


The Hon’ble Finance Minister Lyonpo Namgay Dorji inaugurated the first Petroleum Oil and Lubricants (POL) Service Center today at Drakten Gewog in Trongsa on 18th November, 2017. The first Service Center is inaugurated in Drakten Gewog because the Gewog already has basic services in place. This Center is a joint initiative of Ministry of Economic Affairs and Farm Machinery Center Limited (FMCL), where Department of Trade provides technical support including facilitating issuance of Fuel in barrels and trade licenses while the FMCL is the implementing agency.

This Center provides the following services:
1. Sale of POL services,
2. Sale of basic agriculture tools, and
3. Repair and sale of farm machineries and spare parts.
The Service Center will save time and cost for the farmers to avail such services in the rural areas by bringing these services to their door steps.

A minimum of 200 liters of fuel will be distributed to the Gewogs to maximize the utilization of the Power Tiller and other services. Any excess will be sold to farmers as per the existing Government’s standards and regulations.
Basic agriculture tools and spare parts will be made available to the people to enhance agricultural activities. Farm machineries and agriculture tools will also be repaired in the Center.

To start with, the LPG will be distributed as mobile services from such Services.

The Government has provided adequate budget for the establishment of such Service Centers in all the Gewogs. Fourteen such Centers, where basic services already available, will be established on immediate basis.
The Government take this opportunity to thank and congratulate all stakeholders including Department of Trade and Regional Trade & Industries Offices of MoEA, FMCL, MoA, Trongsa Dzongkhag and Gewog Administrations who have put in so much efforts to establish this Center.

The POL Service Center in Drakten Gewog will benefit 600 Households.