Establishment of two new Business Incubation Center
Memorandum of Understanding signed for setting up two new Business Incubation Centres at Jigme Namgyal Engineering College , Samdrupjongkhar and Sherubtse College, Trashigang to be operational from June 2021.
Establishment of Fablabs
Two Fablab establishment under process – Bio-Fablab at CNR & Standard Fablab at Jigme Wangchuck Power Training Institute, Sarpang in collaboration with RSSTEM, HMS.
Supply of equipment/machinery through IDGS and Essential Services Scheme (ESS)
Supply of machinery/equipment through IDGS for the approved list of 35 CSIs ongoing. Supply of equipment and tools to 30 beneficiaries through ESS in Dzongkhags (Trashiyangtse, Zhemgang, Bumthang and Chukha) under process.
Remodeling/Renovation of old service center, Changzamtog, Thimphu
The existing structures of the Service Center at Changzamtog, Thimphu are being renovated to be converted into Startup Center. Completed renovation and remodeling works of nine units. Renovation works of creche is ongoing. Completed 98% of the construction works.
Establishment of Common Facility Center (CFC) at Startup Center and National Post Harvest Center (NPHC) in the regional sub-centers
Procurement of machines and equipment is ongoing. At the moment the following four items received:
- Liquid filling machines 4 Nos
- High pressure jet washer 5 Nos
- Food grade barrels 250 liters (250 Nos)
- Glass Jar (200 ml and 400 ml) 10000 Nos each.
Standardization and Certification
- Certification of five products identified (Pencil, Handmade paper, Incense, Concrete Block and Silk) ongoing.
- Standardization of 10 products ongoing
(Product list – Door and Window, Bangchung, Dapa, Honey, Potato chips, Sea buckthorn, Kombucha, Kiwi Juice and Mustard oil).
Establishment of Common Facility Center (CFC) for Clusters at Radhi ( Textile Weaving) and Sakten (Yak and Sheep Wool Processing), Trashigang
Construction works for establishment of CFC for Clusters at Radhi, Trashigang ongoing. The CFC will house raw materials bank, equipment, show room and demonstration room. These CFCs will also serve as multipurpose centers to promote the craft of the region.
Establishment of Central Yarn Bank, Thimphu – ongoing.
A Central Yarn Bank will be established in order to increase the varieties of the quality yarns at competitive prices with the ultimate objective to improve textile products quality in the country.