Signing of Departments and Secretariat Annual Performance Agreement (APA) for FY 2016-17

The signing of the Departments and the Secretariat APA for FY 2016-17 took place on 4th August, 2016 at the Ministry’s Conference Hall in the Tashichhodzong. The meeting was chaired by the Hon’ble Lyonpo which was attended by Dasho Secretary, Director General, Directors, chiefs and other officials of the Ministry.
The Hon’ble Lyonpo reminded everyone in the meeting about the significance of APA in increasing the performance of the Ministry while delivering its services. The Hon’ble Lyonpo commended the hard work done by the Departments and Divisions in the Ministry in the past and such hard work should be continued further in achieving the targets in the new FY 2016-17.

The APAs were signed between Dasho Secretary and Heads of the Department and Chiefs of Divisions under the Secretariat in presence of the Hon’ble Lyonpo.

Signing of the Ministry's APA for FY 2016-17 between Hon'ble Lyonpo and Dasho Secretary

Signing of the Ministry’s APA for FY 2016-17 between Hon’ble Lyonpo and Dasho Secretary

Signing of Department of National Properties APA for FY 2016-17 between Dasho Secretary and Director General Nima Wangdi

Signing of Department of National Properties APA for FY 2016-17 between Dasho Secretary and Director General Nima Wangdi

Signing of Department of Revenue and Customs APA for FY 2016-17 between Dasho Secretary and Director Yonten Namgyel

Signing of Department of Revenue and Customs APA for FY 2016-17 between Dasho Secretary and Director Yonten Namgyel

Signing of Department of National Budget APA for FY 2016-17 between Dasho Secretary and Director Lekzang Dorji

Signing of Department of National Budget APA for FY 2016-17 between Dasho Secretary and Director Lekzang Dorji

Signing of Secretariat APA for FY 2016-17 between Dasho Secretary and Chiefs

Signing of Secretariat APA for FY 2016-17 between Dasho Secretary and Chiefs

New Finance Secretary appointed

FS7 Dasho Nim Dorji was appointed by His Majesty the King as the new Finance Secretary on 14th July, 2016.
Prior to his appointment, Dasho served as Director General of Department of Agriculture in the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests. He also served as the Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Finance.
Dasho started his career in 1989 as trainee officer in the Ministry of Finance. He became the Director of Department of Public Accounts in 2007 and the Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Finance in 2012.
He holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Canberra, Australia.

Dasho Nim Dorji (second from the right) with other Secretaries appointed by His Majesty the King.

Dasho Nim Dorji (second from the right) with other Secretaries appointed by His Majesty the King.

Treasury Bills Auction Calendar FY 2017-18

Auction of the Treasury Bills during the FY 2017-18 shall be held monthly on 1st Tuesday following the 1st Monday of the month. If the scheduled auction date falls on the Government holiday, it will be held on the following Tuesday. The auction of Treasury Bills as notified shall be effective from September 2017 until June 2018.