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Projects Funded by IBF: Outcome of the 16th BoD meeting held at Thimphu on 3rd February, 2017

  • "A Tale of Unique Bond of Friendship between India and Bhutan "- The decision on funding the proposal to be taken by the Co-Chairs after obtaining further information on the credentials of the film maker and the purpose of making the film by the Secretariat.
  • Domestic Cricket Development: The Board approved Rs./Nu.15,00,000/-.
  • "Stepping Stones " - The Board approved Rs./Nu.10,00,000/- to conduct the workshops in four bordering towns of Samdrup Jongkhar, Nganglam, Gelephu and Samtse.
  • Purchase Training Equipment for Students in Draktsho- (Thimphu and Draktsho East). The Board approved Rs./Nu.3,20,000/-.
  • "To celebrate the 50th Indo-Bhutan Friendship"proposal by the Blind Music Training Centre of Bhutan- The Board approved Rs./Nu.6,90,000/-.
  • Exhibit and Sales at Dastkar Nature Bazaar”- The Board approved Rs./Nu.4,89,900/-
  • To attend International Cleft Congress - The Board approved Rs./Nu. 1,55,800/-. While approving the proposal, the board stated that for future only specific medical proposals such as dealing with children, disability etc may be considered instead of approving all such general proposals wherein the applicant ask for attending medical conferences.
  • "Folklore Collection and Study Program in Bhutan"- The Board approved Rs./Nu. 3,10,000/-
  • "Cottage Enterprise for Paper & Textile Recycling - A Climate Smart Livelihood for Women Empowerment in Bhutan"- The Board approved initial funding of Rs./Nu. 5,00,000/- and the full project to be considered in the next meeting. A fresh proposal may be sought. 
  • "Exchange Study Tour" proposal from Bumthang Women's Group, C/o Bumthang Women's Association - The Board approved Rs./Nu. 4,85,000/-.
  • Mountain Echoes 2017- The Board approved Rs./Nu.30, 00,000/-.
  • "Workshop on Odissi Classical Dance and Collaborative Performance in Bhutan"The Board approved Rs./Nu. 7,00,000/;-.,
  • "Indo-Bhutan Summer Youth Interaction Art Camp at Draktsho Vocational Training Institute, Kanglung 2017"The Board approved./Nu. 4,26,500/;-.
  • III Series of India-Bhutan Friendship Tennis Championship 2017 - The Board approved Rs./Nu. 10,00,000/;-.
  • Bhutanese Film Festival in Sikkim- The Board approved Rs./Nu.5,00,000/- for the proposal. Also, the, board suggested that in future, proposals coming from Government agencies should not be encouraged to avoid conflict of interest.
  • " Buddhist Cultural Pluralism in South Asia"The Board approved./Nu. 5,34,000/;-.
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Mrs.Nidhi Dhiman
Secretary, IBF
Embassy of India, Thimphu
Tel: 00975-2-322880
Fax: 00975-2-323195

Mr. Tshewang Dorji
Secretary, IBF
Royal Bhutanese Embassy
New Delhi
Tel: 91-11-26889230 / 9809 / 9807
Fax:91-11-26876710 / 24674664 / 24102231

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Mar 13, 2018

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