JICA to Support Waste Management Equipment for 4 Thromdes

Royal Government of Bhutan and Government of Japan represented by JICA Bhutan Office signed Grant Aid Agreement on “The Project for Improving Solid Waste Management”

Upon the signing of Exchange of Note between Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bhutan to Japan, Vetsop Namgyel and Ambassador of Japan to Bhutan, Satoshi Suzuki on 09 March 2020 in New Delhi,  the Secretary of the GNH Commission, Mr. Thinley Namgyel and Chief Representative of JICA Bhutan Office, Mr. Kozo Watanabe, signed the Grant Aid Agreement for “The Project for Improving Solid Waste Management” of approximately amounting to Nu. 347.8 Million (509,000,000 Japanese Yen) on 26th March 2020.

The project is for procurement and installation of equipment for solid waste management in 4 Thromde (Thimphu, Phuentsholing, Gelephu and Samdrup Jongkhar Thromde).  The list of equipment is as follows:

  Compactor Container Carrier Container Bulldozer Excavator Backhoe Loader Maint. Tool
Thimphu 17 3 24 1     1 set
Phuntsoling 5       1   1 set
Gelephu 4         1 1 set
S.J. 2         1 1 set
  28 3 24 1 1 2 4 sets

The equipment will be delivered in 2021.


Thimphu, 26th March, 2020

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