Business, ICT and Mathematics

Ugyen Thinlay

Ugyen Thinlay

Senior Lecturer

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Mr. Ugyen Thinlay has completed his under graduation from Sherubtse College when it was affiliated to Delhi University. He completed his MBA from Webster University, St. Louis, MO in the United States. He has undergone short term trainings from three weeks to six months in Bhutan, Australia and Singapore related to human resource management and administration.

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On the teaching front Mr. Ugyen has taught in the business department at the Royal Thimphu College as a senior lecturer. He taught varied subjects such as international business, business ethics, negotiations, research, marketing, analytical skills and tourism.

Mr. Ugyen has also worked as an assistant documentation officer at the National Assembly Secretariat, RGOB; as an assistant manager at Bhutan Power Corporation Limited in the Human Resource and Administration Department and as a SEO consultant at Domain.com, Inc, NV. He is also a professional licensed senior tour guide in Bhutan.

Till date he has not published or produced any works related to research preferring to refer and learn from works produced by well qualified professors and writers. His hobbies include carpentry, painting and sports.

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Sourav Basu

Sourav Basu

Assistant Professor

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Sourav Basu, Sr. Lecturer at Norbuling Rigter College (NRC), Paro is an educator cum trainer who has been working in Bhutan since 2012. Before taking up the current position, he worked as a Lecturer at Royal Thimphu College (RTC) for several years and as a guest lecturer of Management modules at the colleges of Techno-India group in India for few years. He was educated at the West Bengal University of Technology (India) and University of Western Australia (Australia).

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He teaches General Management, Human Resource Management and Marketing Management modules. To connect theory to practice, Basu is passionate about research and publication and engages in it. His latest international publication is a peer reviewed research paper title “Digital Marketing: Opportunities and Challenges in Recent Times”. He also authored a book titled "Management Theory and Practice".

Outside the confines of teaching, he resourced symposiums on “Leadership & Management” organized by the Department of Livestock, Ministry of Agriculture and Forest, Royal Government of Bhutan and continues to be engaged as a guest trainer for a wide array of management and leadership training programs for the Institute for Excellence and Development (i-ED) and the Institute for Learning Solutions (ILS) in Bhutan. He is also actively engaged in hosting academic events, programme development and delivery, building industry-academia relationships and enhancing academic mobility. Valuing the need for employees to engage in continuous learning and development, Basu has conducted numerous professional development trainings for educators as well as for industry professionals in Australia, Thailand, India, Bhutan and Nigeria.

He has received the title of “World Icon of Peace” from the World Institute for Peace in Lagos, Nigeria for his contribution in promoting Peace Education in Africa. He is the recipient of the prestigious “100 Most Dedicated Professors” award from the World Education Congress for his enormous contribution in the field of education around the world.

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Tshering Phuntsho

Tshering Phuntsho

Lecturer & Programme Leader for BCom

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Mr. TsheringPhuntsho is associated with the education for the last seven years and has profound understanding of teaching-learning profession. Prior to joining Norbuling Rigter College, he served as a manager in FDI organization and also taught Commerce in High School.

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He has a MBA majoring in finance from Gaeddu College of Business Studies under the full RGoB scholarship. He completed his Bachelor in Commerce from North Eastern Hills University from India.As a part of his Master Degree, he worked as a consultant to Bhutan Telecom Ltd in designing the corporate strategy which was published. He also participated in International and National Seminar, workshops and short term capacity building programmes.

With his varied exposure and rich experience education, Mr.Tshering Phuntsho will be able to contribute to the growth of Norbuling Rigter College as a young college.

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Dr. Aaditya Pradhan

Dr. Aaditya Pradhan

Senior Lecturer

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Dr. Aaditya Pradhan has a Master degree in Business Administration in Finance and Human Resources from Sikkim University. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree BBA (Finance) from the same University. He has completed his Ph.D degree on “Performance Evaluation of Banking in Bhutan using Balanced Scorecard” from Department of Management, Sikkim University.

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After completing his Masters degree, Dr. Aaditya worked as a visiting faculty in the Department of Management at Sri Ramaswamy Memorial University, Sikkim. He has also worked as a part-time teaching faculty at Accelerator Academy, Vision Academy and Smart Academy, Sikkim, India.

He has published three research papers pertaining to performance evaluation of banks operating in Bhutan and Evaluation of Non-Banking Financial Companies of India. He has presented his research papers in National and International conferences in India.Further, he researched and wrote a paper titled “A Study of Need of Microfinance in Southern Bhutan” for the fulfillment of his master degree.

Aaditya worked as an intern under the finance manager of ‘Government Fruit Preservation Factory’, Sikkim. Thus, the combination of his research, academic and industrial experiences will deeply contribute to the academic and personal development of the students.

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Jamtsho

Jamtsho

Lecturer

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Mr. Jamtsho holds a B.Com Degree major in Finance, followed by Master Degree in Business Administration major in Finance from Gedu College of Business Studies, Royal University of Bhutan under the RGoB Scholarship. As a part of Master program, he worked as a consultant for Construction Development Corporation Limited (CDCL). He designed a Training Need Assessment Model for the Corporation.

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Jamtsho has rich and diverse experience of working in corporate and private sectors for several years. Right after his graduation, he underwent training on Capacity Building in Agriculture in Israel under Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. He was also working as an Assistant Accountant in a private tour agent. Before he joined Norbuling Rigter College he was working as a freelance cultural tour guide.

With his diverse work and industrial experiences, Jamtsho will be able to contribute enormously towards making learning meaningful for the students. 

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Dawa Yangdon

Dawa Yangdon

Lecturer

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Ms. Dawa Yangdon completed her Masters Degree in Business Administration with specialization in Finance from Gedu College of Business Studies. Dawa has a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from North Bengal University, India.

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Right after her Masters Dawa worked as an Associate Lecturer in Gedu College of Business Studies. She also taught marketing majors (Sales Management and Consumer Behavior), Finance major (Banking Concepts) and Management modules (Business Environment and Growth and Change in Business) in the Business Department at the Royal Thimphu College from 2018 to June 2019.

Dawa joined NRC from July 2019. With her experience of teaching in tertiary education, she will be able to contribute to the learning of the students and progress of the college.

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Sonam Delkar

Sonam Delkar

Lecturer

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Ms. Sonam Delkar has a Masters degree in Software System with distinction from Bharathair University in Tamil Nadu, India. She completed her Bachelors degree in Software from the same University.

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Before joining NRC, Sonam Delkar worked for several private firms. These experiences will contribute in enriching the teaching and learning process. Further, her passion to continue learning and grow makes her a valuable and resourceful individual for the organization.

The industry experience that Sonam carries will help her to take learning outside the confines of the classroom and meaningfully engage students in their academics.

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Phuntsho Tashi

Phuntsho Tashi

Lecturer

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Mr. Phuntsho Tashi has completed his under graduation in BSc. Mathematics and Physics from Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan. He has done his Masters in MSc. Applied Mathematics from the South Asian University (SAARC University) New Delhi, India.

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As a part of his Masters programme, Phuntsho has carried out research on Characteristics of Common Edge Si-graph. Thus, the combination of his research experience and academic credential gives him an extra edge to contribute to a more enhanced academic and personal growth of his students.

He is currently an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of BBA and B.Com at Norbuling Rigter College.

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Dipan Pradhan

Dipan Pradhan

Senior Lecturer

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Mr Dipan has MBA(Finance) from graduation in National Institute of Information and Technology (NIIT).

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He is an Edu-preneur with more than 12 years of combined experience in corporate and university teaching and learning. Dipan is a certified Competency-based Economy through Formation of Enterprise (CEFE) trainer in entrepreneurship development programme. He is also a visiting resource person and lead trainer in Institute of Management Studies(IMS). Further, he offers his services as a mentor and coach for budding entrepreneurs of Bhutan. Besides teaching at NRC he is the Chief Entrepreneur Officer (CEO) of StartupFirst - Institute of Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

These rich industry experiences will take learning of students outside the confines of classroom and eventually excel in academics.

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Chimi Dorji

Chimi Dorji

Lecturer

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Mr. Chimi Dorji has a Master degree in Business Administration in Finance from Gaedu College of Business Studies. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree BCom (Accounting) from the same College.

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He is keen on conducting research to enrich his classroom delivery and contribute to knowledge. He researched on two relevant subjects which are “Obstacles in Starting business in Bhutan: Prevented Entrepreneurs” and “Evaluating crowding out effects of borrowing by SOEs on private sector borrowing from Financial Institutions in Bhutan.” Further, he worked as an intern in Shongphu Gewog and shouldered various responsibilities to support the Gewog officials.

The combination of his research, academic and industrial experiences will deeply contribute to the academic and personal development of his students.

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Email: [email protected]


Kinley Namgay

Kinley Namgay

Lecturer

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Mr. Kinley Namgay has a Master degree in Business Administration in Finance from Gedu College of Business Studies, Royal University of Bhutan under the RGoB Scholarship. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree BCom (Finance) from Royal Thimphu College.

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After completing his Bachelor’s degree, he served as an Administrative Officer for several years in private sectors.

During his MBA, he conducted a research on “After Effects of Training on Employee Performance at National Pension and Provident Fund: Measuring the Training Effects through Employee Engagement, Employee Motivation and Job Satisfaction”. Thus, the combination of his research, academic and industry experiences will deeply contribute to the academic and personal development of his students.

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Ugyen Chenzom

Ugyen Chenzom

Lecturer

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Ms. Ugyen Chezom completed her B. Sc. in Computer Science from Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan.

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After completing her degree, she worked as a software developer in Yang Khor IT Solution. The most enriching experience that she carries to her classroom is her industry experience of engagement as a trainer for De-Suung Skilling Programme for ’ICT Foundation Course.’ Her curiosity to take new ideas to the classroom and commitment continuous learning helps students learn and grow.

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Bishnu Maya Sanyasi

Bishnu Maya Sanyasi

Lecturer

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Mrs. Bishnu Maya Sanyasi completed her Master degree in Business Administration with specialization in Finance from Gedu College of Business Studies, Royal University of Bhutan.

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Prior to joining NRC, she worked as Business faculty at RTC, Training Coordinator for the Institute of Happiness and as an employee of an Air Ticketing company in Bhutan. She has sound knowledge of Adaptive Leadership and Change Management which she was exposed to while working at the Institute of Happiness. Mrs Bishnu also has industry experience which will enrich classroom learning of her students.

During her MBA, she conducted a major research project on “Product Awareness and Customer Relationship Management”: A case of RICBL as an expansion on her dissertation submitted for an MBA course.

With her teaching and industry experiences, Mrs Bishnu will contribute extensively to the personal and academic growth of her students.

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Dorji Wangdi

Dorji Wangdi

Lecturer

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Mr. Dorji Wangdi completed his Master degree in Business Administration with specialization in Finance from Gedu College of Business Studies, Royal University of Bhutan.

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He worked in Bhutan Telecom Limited. He also carries experience of working as survey enumerator which is fundamental for research work. These opportunities and experiences exposed him to industry life.

Mr. Dorji Wangdi conducted a major research project on Impact of Emotional Intelligence on Academic achievement of GCBS students. He also worked conducted a consultancy research project on Training Need Assessment (TNA) of RMA employees and the importance of digital currency in 21st Century.

With his research and industry experiences, Mr. Dorji Wangdi will contribute to the academic learning and personal development of his students.

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Sangay Zam

Sangay Zam

Lecturer

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Ms. Sangay Zam completed her Master degree in Business Administration with specialization in Finance from Gedu College of Business Studies, Royal University of Bhutan.

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She worked as intern at Bhutan National Bank Limited. This gave her opportunity to get immersed in industry experience. Ms. Sangay Zam conducted a major research project on Factors Affecting Brand Switch in Cellular Networks in Bhutan. She also conducted a consultancy research project on Examining the mediating role of Training and Development between Human.

With her research and industry experiences, Ms Sangay Zam will enrich the academic learning and personal development of her students.

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Pema Choden

Pema Choden

Lecturer

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Mrs. Pema Choden has MBA (Finance) from Gedu College of Business Studies. She completed BCom in Accounting from the same college.

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After completing her BCom in Accounting, Pema served as Procurement Officer and Sales and Marketing Assistant in Samden Vehicles Private Limited (Thimphu) and Druk Wang Alloys Limited (Phuntsholing). After completing her MBA (Finance), Pema worked as part-time audit associate in Tshechu Associates, Thimphu and audited few NGOs in Thimphu. Prior to joining NRC, she worked as Assistant Manager (Stores) in Tashi Metals Private Limited (Phuntsholing). Pema has rich experience in Inventory Management System (SAP). She also completed Summer Research Capacity Development Program (SRCDP-2021) jointly organised online by University of Buraimi, Al-Buraimi, Oman & Modern College of Business and Science, Muscat, Oman. She conducted research on “Impact of Non-performing Loans on the Profitability of Bhutan National Bank Limited (BNBL)’’ as a part of her MBA. With her rich industrial experience and research aptitude, Pema will enrich the academic and personal development of her students.

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Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Chencho Dorji

Chencho Dorji

Lecturer

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Mr. Chencho Dorji has MBA (Finance) from Gedu College of Business Studies. He also completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from Gedu College of Business Studies.

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After his undergraduate studies, Chencho served as a Student Service Coordinator and also taught at Jigme Sherubling Center School, Khaling.

During his MBA, he conducted major research on “Employee Retention Strategy of Bhutan Development Bank”.

With his teaching and research experiences, Chencho has the aptitude to contribute to academic enrichment and personal development of his students.

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Namrata Pradhan

Namrata Pradhan

Senior Lecturer

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Mrs. Namrata Pradhan has more than 10 years of teaching experience. She began her teaching career at Gaeddu College of Business Studies followed by Royal Thimphu College.

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She has an MBA in Marketing as well as MBA in HR. Further, Namrata Pradhan has professional specialization in general management, Hospitality and Education She is also an entrepreneur.

Before joining NRC, she was managing her family business in tourism and hospitality sector. This industry experience is a leverage that makes the classroom and academic experiences of her students relevant and enriching.

Namrata Pradhan believes that it is critical to be always connected with the world of business in order to teach business.

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Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]