Observance of IDPD with Arts

Ability Bhutan Society in collaboration with Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Germany and German Leprosy and Relief Association (DAHW), India is observing International Day for Persons with Disabilities on 3rd December with Art Competition. Therefore, we had invited the students of Royal University of Bhutan to submit an Art on the theme “Accessibility, a major barrier to inclusion.” The day is observed to promote an understanding about disability issues and mobilize support for dignity, rights and well-being of people with disabilities. Through the visual representations this year, we aim to create a wider understanding about disability in the Bhutanese Society and contribute for a social cause.

In total, there are 12 participants from six colleges. We are pleased to announce the following winners;

First:    Mr. Pema Dhendup

CID No. 12007003474

B.Sc. Computer Science

2nd year, Sherubtse College


Second: Mr. Rinchen Dorji


B.Ed Primary

4th year, Samtse College of Education


Third: Mr. Tshering Wangchen


  1. Architecture

1st year, College of Science and Technology


Cash prizes and certificates for the top three participants will be sent to the respective colleges as well as certificate of participation to all the participants. ABS would like to thank all for the participation and observing the day with us.

Today, the day will be observed in five project Dzongkhags (Chukha, Dagana, Punakha, Sarpang and Trashigang) including Thimphu which will be joining with Selwa. More updates after the observation…