The Department’s mandate is to ensure efficient and effective delivery of common support services relating to administration, finance, human resource, legal, and ICT. The Department also plans, coordinates, supervises and monitors functions of various divisions, sections, and units as per the existing rules and regulations.
Mr. Kinley Wangdi joined as Director, Directorate of Services (DoS) in 2017. He served as Director, Department of Human Resource and as the Director, Department of Technical Education, Ministry of Labour & Human Resources (MoLHR) from 2014-2017. He was the Regional Director, Regional Employment and Labour Office in Phuentsholing from 2010-2014. He also served as a Lecturer of Civil and Electrical Engineering Department in the erstwhile Royal Bhutan Polytechnic, Dewathang from 1991-1999. He played a key role in the establishment of MoLHR, Chumey Technical Training Institute (Bumthang), Jigme Wangchuck Power Training Institute (Sarpang) and College of Zorig Chusum (Trashi Yangtse).
He completed various leadership and strategic courses at the Royal Institute of Governance and Strategic Studies, Phuentsholing. He has a Masters Degree in Public Policy from GRIPS, Japan, B.E. in Civil Engineering, University of Roorkee, India, Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management, India, and Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Royal Bhutan Polytechnic, Dewathang.
He has keen interest in writing and authored books such as ‘Television in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan’ (2004), ‘Youth of Bhutan-Our Country Needs You’ (2005) and ‘Impact of Regional Terrorism on Bhutan’ (2020). He has also authored articles on Technical and Vocational Education and Training(TVET) in international journals. He is interested in international relations, international security, public speaking, workforce planning and research undertaking.
Administration and Finance Division
The Administration and Finance Division plans and prepares annual budget requirements in coordination with the Departments, Embassies, Missions, and Consulates. The Finance Division also maintains books of account and facilitates procurement and supply of goods and services.
The Division oversees ICT related services such as network management, internet connectivity, maintenance of the Ministry’s website, e-services and development of new systems.
|Mr. Ngawang Sherpa,
Dy. Chief ICT Officer
|Head of the ICT Division||nsherpa @ mfa.gov.bt|
|Ms. Tashi Choden||ICT Services||tashic @ mfa.gov.bt|
Human Resource Services (HRS)
The HRS is responsible for the Ministry’s human resource management and undertakes HR services in line with the HR guidelines.
|Ms. Rekha Monger
|HR Services||rmonger @ mfa.gov.bt|
Internal Audit Unit
The Internal Audit Unit undertakes the annual audit within the Ministry on different processes and systems as per the guidelines and provides advice to the Management on the interventions required.
|Phuntsho Wangdi||Internal Audit Analyst||phuntshowangdi @ mfa.gov.bt|
The Unit represents the Ministry and provides legal advice on important matters to ensure the Ministry’s activities are in compliance with national laws.
|Ms. Kesang Yangkey,
Sr. Legal Officer
|Head of the Legal Services||kyangkey @ mfa.gov.bt|