Nation building efforts cannot be successful if adequate attention is not paid to the population’s health. The Constitution mandates free basic health care services to the people because for Bhutan its people are its most important wealth.
In general — barring circumstances such as those arising out of the Doklam crisis last year — Bhutan is probably the least watched country in India’s neighbourhood. The country makes little ‘news’, barring the periodic feelgood references to its being the “happiest” place in the world.
Indian cities, states step up climate action plans
At the Global Climate Action Summit, mayors and government functionaries of Indian cities have announced to scale up their actions to combat climate change and to protect people from hazardous climate impacts.