News/Announcement

Selected Candidates for the 7th Young Professionals Leadership Program

RIGSS is pleased to announce the names of the 26 candidates selected for the Seventh Young Professionals Leadership Program (YPLP-7). Selected candidates will receive a “Letter of Offer” from the Institute soon. In case a selected candidate is not able to participate, he/she is required to inform the course coordinator, Ms. Thinlay Zangmo immediately through email or phone call (thinlay.zangmo@rigss.bt or 17700020), and the slot will be given to a standby candidate chosen as per merit.
The Institute would like to thank all the applicants for showing interest in its program, and look forward to your participation in the future too.

Selected Candidates (in alphabetical order of their names) :

Sl. No. Name CID No.
1 Gyeltshen 11007001390
2 Jamyang Tenzin Dorji 10811001701
3 Jigme Dema 11512004338
4 Karma Dema 10605001134
5 Kezang Wangmo 10711002032
6 Kinga Dema 11410000103
7 Kinley Penjor 11302000126
8 Kinzang Norbu 10811000531
9 Leki Sangay 11513000433
10 Namgay Dorji 11410005139
11 Penjor Tshering 11512004706
12 Sangay Rinchen 10714001780
13 Singye 11312002314
14 Sithar Norbu 10604002099
15 Sonam Choden 10502000823
16 Sonam Chophel 11514002937
17 Sonam Wangdi 10712002488
18 Sonam Yangchen 11401000006
19 Sonam Yeshi 11312002181
20 Tashi Dorji 11107007373
21 Tashi Gyeltshen 10811002116
22 Tshering Dorji 11307000892
23 Tshewang Namgay 11405001666
24 Ugyen Samdrup 10705001888
25 Yeshey Rinzin 11516002234
26 Yeshi Dendup 12007000717

 

Standby Candidates:

Sl. No. Name CID No.
1 Jigme Dorji 10905004104
2 Dechen Dema 11411000777
3 Jigme Singye  11509002600
4 Kunzang Gyeltshen 10603000261
5 Phuntsho Namgay 11410005917

Third RIGSS Dialogue

The Royal Institute for Governance and Strategic Studies in Phuentsholing is pleased to announce that “The 3rd RIGSS Dialogue” will be held at the institute on 10th October 2018 from 6 pm. Professor Michael S. Strano from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will be in conversation with the RIGSS Director, Zimpon Wom Chewang Rinzin on “Light Emitting Plants”, one of the latest scientific creations initiated by MIT researchers.

Professor Strano has been listed in Popular Science’s “Brilliant 10” in 2009 and amongst the “world’s most influential scientific minds” in 2016.

All interested to attend the dialogue are requested to register online at www.rigss.bt/reg/1

23rd RIGSS Friday Forum Lecture

The Royal Institute for Governance and Strategic Studies in Phuentsholing is pleased to announce that Mr. Jonathan FP Rose, author of the book “The Well-Tempered City” will be giving a talk at the 23rd RIGSS Friday Forum on 9th November 2018 at the Royal Banquet Hall in Thimphu. The talk will begin at 5.30 PM.

Mr. Rose is one of America’s leading thinkers on the integration of environmental, social and economic solutions to issues facing cities today, and his work has focused on creating more environmentally, socially and economically resilient and equitable cities.

Those interested to attend the lecture are invited to register online at www.rigss.bt/reg/2. Seats will be allotted on first-come-first-served basis.

Admissions for 10th Senior Executive Leadership Program

The Royal Institute for Governance and Strategic Studies in Phuentsholing announces that the 10th Senior Executive Leadership Program will be held from 24th March to 23rd April, 2019. Twenty-five candidates will be selected from various sectors for the course through an open, competitive selection process, and the institute will provide full scholarship to all selected candidates.

Interested eligible candidates are invited to apply through the Institute’s Online Application System. The online application system will be open from 11.00 AM on 17th February 2019 and will close at 5.00 PM on 27th February 2019. Applications through other means will not be accepted.

For further information on eligibility criteria, and application and selection process, please Click Here or call the institute’s Registrar, Mr. Tshering Penjor, at 17643020.

The Fourth RIGSS Dialogue

The Royal Institute for Governance and Strategic Studies in Phuentsholing, in partnership with UNDP-Bhutan, is organizing the 4th RIGSS Dialogue which will be held at the RUB Convention Hall in Thimphu on 13th March 2019 starting 6.00 PM.

The Dialogue will feature the UNDP Administrator and UN Under Secretary General, Mr. Achim Stenier, in conversation with Dasho Kinley Dorji, former Secretary of the Ministry of Information and Communications. The theme of the Dialogue is “Rethinking Development: Advancing Human Wellbeing and Protecting the Planet”.

Mr. Steiner is a global leader on sustainable development, climate resilience and international cooperation. He has worked tirelessly to champion sustainability, economic growth and equality for the vulnerable, and has been a vocal advocate for the Sustainable Development Goals.

All interested to attend the dialogue are requested to register.

Click Here to Register

Shortlisted Candidates for 10th Senior Executive Leadership Program

RIGSS is pleased to announce the names of the shortlisted candidates for the 10th Senior Executive Leadership Program (SELP-10) as given below.


Important Notice:
All shortlisted candidates will have to give an Online Psychometric Test as a part of the final selection process. You will receive an email from Dr. Adrian Chan shortly with all necessary instructions on the test and deadline. Any candidate who does not complete the test within the specified date will be disqualified from selection for the course. Shortlisted candidates will also receive an email from the institute with information/instructions on the Skype interview and other requirements.

Shortlisted candidates in alphabetical order of their names:

Sl.No Name CID No.
1 Anok Kumar Rai 11306000976
2 Chungla Dorji 12004001778
3 Dawa Tshering 10906002565
4 Dechen Dema 11107001819
5 Dechen Lhendup 10905001120
6 Dorji Gyeltshen P 10603000697
7 Gopal Pradhan 11810002936
8 Karma Lhatu 11508000640
9 Karma Rinzin 10103000506
10 Kencho Thinley 11508004453
11 Kesang Wangdi 11605001383
12 Kezang Deki 10906002291
13 Kinga Norbu 10503001476
14 Kinley 10402000105
15 Kinley Gyeltshen 11411000772
16 Kuenzang Lhadon 11501001353
17 Kuenzang Lham Sangey 11410001534
18 Namgay 10401000385
19 Namgyal Tshering 11505005026
20 Needrup Zangpo 10716003097
21 Norbu Dendup 12008002290
22 Pema Letho 10706002453
23 Pema Wangdi 10702000982
24 Pema Wangyel 11607001907
25 Phub Dorji 10802000041
26 Rinchen Wangdi 10811001142
27 Rinzin Gyeltshen 11410005921
28 Rinzin Jamtsho 11102006512
29 Singye Tshering 10802000284
30 Sonam Drukpa 11505001508
31 Sonam Tobgyel 11202002193
32 Tashi Delek 10810000775
33 Tej Nath Nepal 11206002650
34 Thinley Wangchuk 11606000180
35 Tshering Norbu 11505001937
36 Tshewang Namgyal 11509004352
37 Tshewang Penjor 11606000655
38 Ugyen Tshewang 10702001725
39 Ugyen Tshewang 10905004893
40 Yeshi Dorji 12001002078

Selected Candidates for 10th Senior Executive Leadership Program

RIGSS is pleased to announce the names of 22 candidates selected for the 10th Senior Executive Leadership Program (SELP-10). Selected candidates will receive a “Letter of Offer” from the institute soon. In case a selected candidate is not able to participate, he/she is required to inform the institute immediately (info@rigss.bt or call the institute Registrar at 17643020), and the slot will be offered to a standby candidate chosen as per merit.
The institute would like to thank all the applicants for showing interest in our programs, and look forward to your participation in the future too.

Selected Candidates: (in alphabetical order of their names)

Sl. No. Name CID No. Remarks
1 Anok Kumar Rai 11306000976 Public Servant
2 Dechen Dema 11107001819 Corporations/SOEs/CSOs/Private Sector
3 Dorji Gyeltshen P 10603000697 Public Servant
4 Gopal Pradhan 11810002936 Public Servant
5 Karma Rinzin 10103000506 Public Servant
6 Kinga Norbu 10503001476 Public Servant
7 Kinley 10402000105 Public Servant
8 Kuenzang Lhadon 11501001353 Public Servant
9 Kuenzang Lham Sangey 11410001534 Public Servant
10 Norbu Dendup 12008002290 Public Servant
11 Pema Letho 10706002453 Public Servant
12 Pema Wangdi 10702000982 Corporations/SOEs/CSOs/Private Sector
13 Pema Wangyel 11607001907 Public Servant
14 Rinchen Wangdi 10811001142 Corporations/SOEs/CSOs/Private Sector
15 Rinzin Gyeltshen 11410005921 Corporations/SOEs/CSOs/Private Sector
16 Rinzin Jamtsho 11102006512 Public Servant
17 Sonam Drukpa 11505001508 Public Servant
18 Sonam Tobgyel 11202002193 Public Servant
19 Tashi Delek 10810000775 Corporations/SOEs/CSOs/Private Sector
20 Tshewang Namgyal 11509004352 Public Servant
21 Tshewang Penjor 11606000655 Public Servant
22 Yeshi Dorji 12001002078 Public Servant

Admissions for Fourth Foundational Leadership Program

The Royal Institute for Governance and Strategic Studies in Phuentsholing is pleased to announce that the fourth Foundational Leadership Program will be held from 5th May to 1st June 2019. The 4-week course comprises three weeks of leadership training at the institute and a week-long Grassroots Immersion Program in a selected rural community.

Aspiring and eligible applicants from the civil service, autonomous agencies, CSOs and private companies; and nominated candidates from corporations, state-owned enterprises and the armed forces are invited to apply through the institute’s Online Application System. The online application system will be open from 11.00 AM on 23rd March 2019 and will close at 5.00 PM on 3rd April 2019. Applications through other means will not be accepted.

For detailed information on the eligibility, application and selection process, please Click Here . For any further clearifications, you may call the Course Coordinator, Mr. Hasta Bahadur Rai at 17604538.

The 5th RIGSS Dialogue

The Royal Institute for Governance and Strategic Studies in Phuentsholing announces that the 5th RIGSS Dialogue will be held at the institute in Phuentsholing on 10th April 2019 starting 6.00 PM.

The Dialogue will feature Mr. Koh Buck Song, Author and Brand Advisor, in conversation with Dasho Kinley Dorji, former Secretary of the Ministry of Information and Communications. The theme of the Dialogue is “Nation Branding, Nation Building”

Mr. Koh Buck Song is a Singaporean writer and brand advisor who has been closely involved in nation branding of Singapore for over three decades. He has advised the Singapore government on various aspects of nation building, including profiling the overall quality of life and policies on media, arts and culture. He is the author and editor of more than 30 books.

All interested to attend the dialogue are requested to register online at www.rigss.bt/reg/7

Shortlisted Candidates for 4th Foundational Leadership Program (FLP-4)

RIGSS is pleased to announce the names of the shortlisted candidates for the 4th Foundational Leadership Program (FLP-4) as given below.


Important Notice:
All shortlisted candidates will have to give an Online Psychometric Test as a part of the final selection process. You will receive an email from Dr. Adrian Chan shortly with all necessary instructions on the test and deadline. Any candidate who does not complete the test within the specified date will be disqualified from selection for the course. Shortlisted candidates will also receive an email from the institute with information/instructions on the Skype interview and other requirements.

Shortlisted candidates in alphabetical order of their names:

Sl.No Name CID No.
1 Chencho Norbu 10807000258
2 Chimi Dema 10101000409
3 Choeda Jamtsho 11502000760
4 Damchen Tenzing 11001001894
5 Deki 11008002411
6 Diwash Subba 10211003989
7 Dorji Wangdi 10304000058
8 Esther Karki 11804001937
9 Geden 11509000923
10 Indra Bahadur Chhetri 10211001045
11 Jangchu Tshomo 10808002229
12 Jigme Dorji 11109002483
13 Jigme Samdrup 11509001784
14 Karma Choki 11509001438
15 Karma Gyeltshen 11009000958
16 Kelzang Lhamo 11503004676
17 Kelzang Wangmo 11501002781
18 Kesang Thrinlek 10801001718
19 Kinley Tenzin 11008002211
20 Kinley Tenzin 11410005383
21 Kinley Wangmo 10808000010
22 Kuenzang Dorji 10101002875
23 Kuenzang Dorji 10806001719
24 Monu Tamang 11812002590
25 Pema Dorji 11606002604
26 Pema Tamang 11811001079
27 Phub Gyeltshen 11905000720
28 Phuntsho Dorji 10902002399
29 Sandeep Kumar Sanyasi 11807001546
30 Sandip Tamang 11804000281
31 Singay Namgay 10602000518
32 Sonam Chenzo 10503000704
33 Sonam Choden 10606000313
34 Sonam Dorji 10207001311
35 Sonam Lhamo 11410002092
36 Sonam Pelden 11912002180
37 Tandin Wangchuk 11606000048
38 Tashi Yangtsho 11915000302
39 Tshering Dorji 11904000415
40 Tshering Lham 11005003242
41 Ugyen Dorji 10603000152
42 Yeshi Palden 10101003867
43 Yoezer 10101001738
44 Younten Jamtsho 11410002344
45 Zepa Jamtsho 11504002729