Comprehensive Review of the Land Act of Bhutan, 2007 for Revision

Since land is the main source of social and economic security to majority population in the country, but with land resource being finite, effort to ensure equitable distribution through various policy and legal measures may be in the long-term interest of the nation. The Constitution of Bhutan has adequate provisions to address this issue.

In this context, Dr. Dasho Kinzang Wangdi, former minister of Works of Human Settlement analyses and reviews the Land Act of Bhutan, 2007 and offers recommendations.

Thimphu’s Growing Pains: Challenges of Implementing the City Plan

Thimphu’s Growing Pains: Challenges of Implementing the City Plan by Manka Bajaj This study analyses the urban planning efforts of the government for an explanation of some unintended outcomes. A popular perception is that development in Thimphu city could do with better planning. On the contrary, there have been extensive efforts from both the Thimphu Thromde … Read more