Month: December 2019

6th Revenue Meet 2019 (25-Dec-2019)

The Department of Revenue and Customs, Ministry of Finance, Thimphu is organizing its 6th Revenue Meet from 25th – 27th December 2019 at the Regional Revenue and Customs Office, Gelephu with theme “efficient and effective services through digital transformation”.

As the Nation implements its 12FYP, the DRC as one of the important arm of the Ministry of Finance is meeting in Gelephu over next three days to take stock of issues and review our strategic plan and priorities with an objective to improve the service delivery to the taxpayers, facilitate cross border trade, contribute towards Government’s aspirations of economic self-reliance and ultimately play our part in promoting Gross National Happiness. The meeting will focus on innovative ideas, policy reforms, simplification and harmonization of procedures, enhance efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of services to the taxpayers and discus on smart taxation systems for better economic prosperity.

It is also an opportunity for the Department, eight Regional Revenue and Customs Offices, Liaison and Transit Office and border checkposts to come together to share experiences from field, ensure uniform application of the rules before the onset of tax season from January 2020. A total of more than 70 key officials covering twenty dzongkhas are participating in this meeting.

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Superannuation of employee (16-Dec-2019)

Name: Sonam Dorji
Position: P2 A
Agency: Regional Revenue & Customs Office, Samtse
Active Service: 01/09/1987 to 01/12/2019

Mr. Sonam Dorji (EID No. 8709021), Joint Collector, Regional Revenue & Customs Office, Samtse under Department of Revenue and Customs Office has retired from the Civil Service with effect from 1st December 2019.

The Ministry of Finance would like to convey our sincere gratitude to him for rendering 32 years 2 months 21 days service with utmost dedication and sincerity to the Tsa-Wa-Sum.

“We wish him a happy retired life here after with his family.”

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Dedicated Civil Service Award 2019 (16-Dec-2019)

The Ministry of Finance had organized the Civil Service Award ceremony for the year 2019 on 11 December 2019 at NRDCL Conference Hall. The award ceremony was graced by Hon’ble Finance Secretary Dasho Nim Dorji.

Addressing the ceremony, the Hon’ble Secretary informed the gathering that the civil service award was initiated by the RCSC upon the command of His Majesty the King for the recognition of distinguished contribution and hard work of all the recipients. The Hon’ble Secretary further emphasized that it was an excellent opportunity for recipients and all other employees of Ministry of Finance to pay tribute and rededicate the commitment and loyalty to serve Tsa-Wa-Sum. The Hon’ble Secretary congratulated all the award recipients.

The total of 52 employees had  been awarded the service award under four categories;

  1. Lifetime Service Award : 7
  2. Gold (30 years)                 : 7
  3. Silver (20 years)               : 14
  4. Bronze (10 years)             : 24
Lifetime Service Award Recipients with Hon’ble Finance Secretary
30 years’ Service Award (Gold) Recipients with Hon’ble Finance Secretary
20 years’ Service Award (Silver) Recipients with Hon’ble Finance Secretary
10 years’ Service Award (Bronze) Recipients with Hon’ble Finance Secretary


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