The secretariat of Bhutan Water partnership (BhWP) project has been relocated at RSPN office from National Environment Commission as per the directives issued by the Cabinet ministers during the 335th Coordination Committee meeting Session. Under the provision, RSPN is mandated to manage and undertake and implement programs related to water issues in Bhutan.
In an effort to generate sense of responsibility and encourage waste management in Bhutan, students and lecturers from the nation’s premiere institute, Sherubtse College, conducted a major east-west high way cleanup and awareness programs from 2nd to 9th July, 2007. A group of 56 students and 2 lecturers from Singye Karm and Social Service Unit of the college carried out two campaigns simultaneously from Trashigang to Bumthang and Bumthang to Thimphu highway.
The 87th National Assembly of Bhutan passed the civil society organizations bill on Wednesday 20 June 2007.
According to the Civil Society Organizations act, a civil society organization refers to associations, societies, foundations, charitable trusts, non profit organizations or other entities that are not part of the government and do not distribute any income or profits to their members, founders, donors, directors or trustees.