Media managers and editors who received the Royal Kasho establishing the Bhutan Media Foundation from His Majesty the King on 21 February 2010

The Bhutan Media Foundation was established through a Royal Charter issued by His Majesty the King on 21 February 2010 to foster the growth of a strong, responsible media capable of playing an important role in the social, economic and political growth of the nation. It is mandated to strengthen the media so that they may carry out their duties, without fear and favour, in the interest of democracy.

The Foundation is mandated to foster and strengthen professionalism, support advocacy and policy, promote media development through training, scholarships, media literacy, and policy advocacy. It supports the sustainability and growth of newspapers and broadcast stations, journalists associations and press clubs.


Take effective action targeted at informed society by fostering the growth of free, independent, responsive and credible media that play a constructive role in the social, economic, and political life of the nation, thereby leading to a vibrant democracy.


Sustain democracy by developing the Bhutanese media through transformational initiatives that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster freedom of expression, information and press.