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 Science (Eng.) Degree in Water Resources Engineering & Management at the University of Moratuwa in Sri Lanka.

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

1999 – Bagged the first prize in a nationwide essay writing competition during the Silver Jubilee Celebration of the Fourth King on the theme “How Can You Serve Your Country in the Future?”


Year Descriptions Institute/Place
2019 Certificate of Participation in Advanced Media Literacy Training Bhutan Media Foundation
2019 Certificate Course in Social Policy The Royal University of Bhutan, and UNICEF Bhutan
2019 Certificate of Completion of Leadership Program for Parliamentarians (LPP-3) Royal Institute for Governance and Strategic Studies
2019 Certificate of Achievement-has met the required standards for 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 Certificate of Participation in the Workshop on Research Methodology University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
2014 South Asia Foundation Scholarship Award Certificate Sri Lanka
2012 Certificate of Completion In Recognition of Completion of the Political Party Module Election Commission of Bhutan
2012 Certificate of Appreciation in Recognition of Contribution As a member of the Editorial Team of Trongsa Penlop Scholarships. Annual Alumni Magazine Rangsit University, Thailand
2012 Certificate of Appreciation In Grateful Recognition for Dedication and Contribution to Trongsa Penlop Scholarship As Representative of 1st Batch for the year 2010-2012 Rangsit University, Thailand
2012 Certificate of Recognition of an Outstanding Achievement as a Student Coordinator of Bhutanese Student’s Group for 4 years College of Engineering, Rangsit University, Thailand
2011 Certificate of Recognition of Outstanding Accomplishments and Contributions as an Intern Pradubwong Co., Ltd. Thailand
2008 Trongsa Penlop Scholarship Award Certificate Rangsit University, Thailand
2008 Certificate in Basic Computer Operation Kuenphen Institute of Technology
2007 Certificate of Best Article Contributor of the Year Bhutan Observer, Thimphu, Bhutan
2007 Certificate of Appreciation in a nationwide essay writing competition Dzongkha Development Commission
2006-2007 Certificate of Best speaker in the debate, extempore speech in both English & Dzongkha Punakha Higher Secondary School
2002 Certificate in a painting competition on the theme “Beauty of Himalayas” Embassy of India,
Thimphu, Bhutan
2001 Certificate in Recognition of the Best Performer in the Dzongkha subject Gasa Lower Secondary School
2001 Certificate of Completion of Training on Driglam Namzha (Traditional Etiquette) Course Gasa Dzongkhag
2000 Certificate of Best Academic Performer of the Year Gasa Lower Secondary School