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Department of Youth & Sports (DYS)


Director Generals Office

To provide youth health and development programs to enable youth to be physically fit and mentally prepared with moral values and skills necessary to become productive and responsible citizens.

  • Provide recreational, educational and therapeutic services to Youth through thematic Youth forums and other need based youth
    programmes.
  • Facilitate provision of health services by providing adequate hygiene and sanitation facilities in schools, maintaining student
    health records and implementing health advocacy programmes and life skills education.
  • Promote and strengthen the Scouting programme to assist youth to acquire leadership qualities and build strong values of “Tha
    Dhamtsi and Lay Zumday”
  • Enhance participation in games and sports in schools through formulation of proper sport guidelines, technical support, training
    and coordination of regional and national sports meet.
  • Enhance youth exchange and culture education programmes to foster cultural understanding, citizenship, friendship and international
    partnership.
  • Promote and strengthen the Career Guidance and Counseling services in schools as well as provision of referral counseling services
    to youth in conflict with law.
  • Conduct need based training of focal teachers and instructors to upgrade their knowledge and skills in the professional field of
    Counseling, Health, Scouting and Games & Sports.
  • Create awareness on different vocational trades through establishment, expansion & diversification of vocational clubs in secondary
    schools.
  • Expand and enhance the school-based parenting education and awareness programme.
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Gholing Tshering
Director General


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Tendrel Gyeltshen
PA to DG
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Yangchen
Sr. Admin Assistant
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Dorji Drukpa
Sr. Accounts Asst
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Choney Wangmo
Messenger

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Metho Choden
Receptionist

Career Education & Counseling Division (CECD)

  • Promote and integrate Psychological and mental well-being and principles through all daily school activities
  • Engage with members of the school community (parents, students, administrators, teachers, student services personnel and support staff) to improve all students educational experience
  • Promote and enhance learning by providing students with knowledge and skills appropriate for their developmental level
  • Ensure every student has equitable access to guidance and counselling
  • Offer programs to students to develop academic studies, career pathways, and personal and social skills
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Tashi Pelzom
Chief Counsellor

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Nidup Gyeltshen
Dy. Chief Counsellor
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Tshering Lhamo
Sr. PO
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Kezang Dukpa
Sr. Counsellor

Scouts & Cultural Education Division (SCED)

The scouting program supports the wholesome development of youth through activities that focus on helping them to develop personal values to pursue excellence and positive attitude towards life as enshrined in the scout promise and the law. Scouting therefore supports the wholesome development of Bhutanese youth by:

  • Involving them throughout their formative years in non-formal, outdoor, experiential learning and educational activities to help them achieve their full potential as responsible citizens.
  • Assisting them to acquire leadership qualities and build strong values of “Tha Dhamtsi and Lay Zumday”
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Karma Tenzin
Chief Program Officer

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Pema Wangchuk
Dy. Chief PO
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Ngawang Gyeltshen
Dy. Chief PO
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Karma Wangchuk
Sr. PO

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Dorji Wangchuk
Sr. PO

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Tashi Wangchuk
Sr. PO

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Sonam Wangdi
Sr. PO

Games & Sports Division (GSD)

  • To formulate policies, standards and guidelines aimed at facilitating all round harmonious development of children through sports and physical activities.
  • To develop programs and activities to inculcate lifelong healthy lifestyles, values, skills and enrich teaching-learning experiences and foster mass participation.
  • To promote and preserve indigenous Bhutanese sports.
  • To administer sports personnel management and development programs.
  • To set standardize and ensure sustainability of the SPA both in terms of resource and continuity
  • To facilitate sports excellence as appropriate.
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Rinzin Wangdi
Chief Program Officer

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Nima Gyeltshen
Dy.Chief Sports Coordinator
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Damchoe Wezer
Sr. SC
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Chencho Wangdi
Asst. SC

Youth Center Division (YCD)

  • A positive safe and conductive environment for our young people that is free from alcohol and drugs.
  • Recreational and social activities, programmes and projects that meet and cater to the needs of our young people.
  • Access to information on youth related issues like positive self development, job opportunities and health.
  • Access to counseling and referrals for young people and their families requiring such supports.
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Rinzin Wangmo
Chief Program Officer

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Amrith Bdr Subba
Sr.Counsellor
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Tandin
Asst. PO
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Ugyen Wangchuk
Admin Assistant

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Pema Tshomo
Library Assistant

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Tashi Phuntsho
Store Assistant