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Social and Cultural Committee

There shall be a Social and Cultural committee consisting of five to eleven members.

The Terms of Reference of the committee shall be:

a) Review and recommend amendments of the existing laws and policies relating to Social and Cultural issues and also propose new legislations;

b) Recommend appropriate measures for promotion and pres­ervation of language, traditions, religion, arts and crafts, and cultural heritage;

c) Review whether poverty elevation programmes/ projects carried out by the concerned ministries/organizations achieve their intended objectives;

d) Review and study budget allocation formula for poverty reduction, balanced development, and report to the House;

e) Promotion awareness amongst the population on the stake­holders’ initiatives towards reducing poverty;

f) Review, inquire and investigate any matters that is brought to the notice of the committee;

g) Interact with relevant national, regional and international organizations and stakeholders;

h) Review and report to the house on the status of implemen­tation of the resolution related to their respective area of concern by the government and other relevant agencies;

i) Carry out any other issues related to their respective area of concern referred to by the House and submit the find­ings, opinions and recommendations; and

j) Review poverty reduction strategies, programmes and rec­ommend changes.


Members of Social and Cultural Committee
Committee Secretary

Karma Drupchu, Committee Secretary(322729)
Chimi Lhaden, Legal Asstt.(322729)


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