Dorji Khandu

Journal of a Young Parliamentarian


2018 – Awarded Blue Scarf by His Majesty the King on having been elected as a Member of National Council from Gasa Dzongkhag.

2014 – Recipient of South Asia Foundation Scholarship to pursue a Master of Engineering Degree at the University of Moratuwa in Sri Lanka (View here).

2008 – Recipient of His Majesty the King’s Scholarship (Trongsa Penlop Scholarship) to pursue a Bachelor of Engineering Degree at Rangsit University in Thailand (View here).




Year Descriptions Institute/Place
2021 Diploma in Global Governance IBM-Institute, Germany
2021 Comparative Law-making INTER PARES
2021 Parliamentary Oversight INTER PARES
2020 Advanced Media Literacy Workshop for Parliamentarians Bhutan Media Foundation
2020 Non-Western Public Administration (NWPA) Tallinn University of Technology
2020 Induction for First Time Parliamentarians UNDP
2019 Advanced Media Literacy Training Bhutan Media Foundation
2019 Social Policy Course The Royal University of Bhutan
2019 Completion of Leadership Program for Parliamentarians (LPP-3) Royal Institute for Governance and Strategic Studies
2019 Completion of the High Impact Presentations Dale Carnegie & Associates Inc. Singapore
2018 Certificate of Election (Member of National Council of Bhutan) Election Commission of Bhutan
2014 Workshop on Research Methodology University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
2014 South Asia Foundation Scholarship Certificate South Asia Foundation
2012 Recognition of Completion of the Political Party Module Election Commission of Bhutan
2012 Recognition of Contribution As a member of the Editorial Team of Trongsa Penlop Scholarships. Annual Alumni Magazine Rangsit University, Thailand
2012 Recognition for Dedication and Contribution to Trongsa Penlop Scholarship As Representative of 1st Batch for the year 2010-2012 Rangsit University, Thailand
2012 Recognition of an Outstanding Achievement as a Student Coordinator of Bhutanese Student’s Group for 4 years College of Engineering, Rangsit University, Thailand
2011 Recognition of Outstanding Accomplishments and Contributions as an Intern Pradubwong Co., Ltd. Thailand
2008 Trongsa Penlop Scholarship Certificate Rangsit University, Thailand
2008 Basic Computer Operation Kuenphen Institute of Technology
2007 Best Article Contributor of the Year Bhutan Observer
2007 Nationwide Dzongkha essay writing competition Dzongkha Development Commission
2006 Best speaker in the debate, extempore speech in both English & Dzongkha Punakha Higher Secondary School
2002 Painting Competition on the theme “Beauty of Himalayas” Embassy of India in Bhutan
2001 Recognition of the Best Performer in the Dzongkha subject Gasa Lower Secondary School
2001 Training on Driglam Namzha (Traditional Etiquette) Course Gasa Dzongkhag
2000 Best Academic Performer of the Year Gasa Lower Secondary School