Faculty Profile

Ugyen Thinlay

Senior Lecturer & Programme Leader for B.Com

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.

Read More


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.

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Karma Wangchuk

Lecturer & Programme Leader for BBA

Mr. Karma Wangchuk has rich and diverse experience of working in government, corporate and private sectors for several years. Before shouldering the responsibility as Associate Lecturer in NRC, he served as a Marketing Manager to State Trading Corporation of Bhutan Limited.

Read More


Right after his graduation, he served with his capacity as a His teaching career began as an Economics teacher as well as a founding member of Continuing Education (CE) Programme in Dungsam Academy, Samdrup Jongkhar. He was also a Programme Coordinator in the Department of Youth and Sports under Ministry of Education.

Karma has a Master Degree in Finance from Gaeddu College of Business Studies under the RGoB Scholarship. He completed his Bachelor Degree from Sherubtse College. During his final semester in Master Degree, he worked as a consultant for State Mining Corporation of Bhutan Limited (SMCL). He designed Vision, Mission and Core Values for the Company along with Roadmap and Corporate Strategy using Balanced Score Card.

He published two research papers in international journals and two more in the national journals. With his varied work experience Karma will be able to contribute immensely to the enrichment of the students studying at Norbuling Rigter College.

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Karma Pedey

Professor

Mrs. Karma Pedey taught English at Sherubtse College, Paro College of Education and Royal Institute of Health Sciences. She also worked as a visiting faculty for one year in the University of New England (Armidale, New South Wales, Australia) besides being a Guest speaker for Leadership Programmes for Scouts and Desung for the past years.

Read More


At the time of initiating the Diploma in Leadership and Management for the school principals by Paro College of Education, UNESCO funded programme, Karma was the Project Coordinator.Further, when the Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) was working towards becoming an autonomous entity, she was the Chief Human Resource Officer at the Office of the Vice Chancellor and was instrumental in developing the Human Resource policy.

She resigned from RUB and joined the Institute for Management Studies (Thimphu) where she worked as a Sr. Researcher and Sr. Lecturer. In this capacity Karma conducted many capacity development programmes for mid-level officers on Leadership, Customer Care, Office Management, communication skills, Interpersonal skills and facilitation skills.

She was also in the Project team for the establishment of Norbuling Rigter College.

As a researcher, she has several academic research papers in both International and National journals. She is also the author of the book titled “Ta She Gha Chha: The Broken Saddle and Other Popular Bhutanese Beliefs.” In 2009, her essay “The Cyber Dilemma: Harnessing the goodness of cyberspace for our children” won the First Prize in the National Essay Competition organized by the Ministry of Information and Communication. The essay was published in Kuensel, May 19, 2009 issue.

As a consultant, she developed the Customer Care manual for Bhutan Development Bank, Out of School Youth Life Skills programme handbook for the Department of Youth and Sports (MoE), Early Childhood Care and Development capacity development manual for a four month training programme initiated by the Ministry of Labor and Human Resources, among several other consultancy assignments.

Karma Pedey has a Masters with Research in Early Childhood Development from University of New England (Armidale, New South Wales, Australia), Masters in English from University of Madras (India) and Post Graduate Certificate in Education from the erstwhile National Institute for Education (Samtse, Bhutan). She also participated in seminars and capacity development programmes in Canada, USA, France, Thailand, Nepal, India, Australia, China and Singapore.

With rich and varied experiences, Karma will definitely make a difference to Norbuling Rigter College, particularly in the learning and growth of students.

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Dr. Harsh Vardhan Jhamb

Professor

Dr. H.V Jhamb has teaching experience of more than 44 years at SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi before his teaching assignment in Bhutan. He has taught in Gedu College of Business Studies, Royal University of Bhutan from October 2015 till June 2018. He joined Norbuling Rigter College as Professor to teach Accounting modules.

Read More


Dr. Jhamb has authored two books in Accounting - Fundamentals of Management Accounting and Fundamentals of Cost Accounting.

His other academic contribution includes – supervised twelve research candidates earning M. Phil Degree; supervised seven research candidates earning PhD. Degree; and has many research articles published in journals (international and national). 

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Kinley

Lecturer Programme Leader for BA in Dzongkha and English

Lopen Kinley served in various organizations including monastery, government and private organizations for the last 21 years.

Read More


He taught Dzongkha in a High School for seven years before joining NRC as an Associate Lecturer. He served in Monastic body as an Internal Auditor as well as an Administrative Officer. Kinley also has experience of working in the Dzongkhag Administration as a Surveyor and an Accountant.

Kinlay has a Master Degree in Buddhist Philosophy from Tango Buddhist College.

As a teacher, he took initiatives to coordinate spiritual activities, orient students to Driglam Namzha and conduct programmes to promote the National Language besides teaching. The wide and rich experience that Kinlay has will help the students to grow into responsible individuals.

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Sourav Basu

Senior Lecturer

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).

Read More

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”.

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.

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Tshering Phuntsho

Lecturer & Staff Adviser

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.

Read More


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.

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Kezang Choden

Lecturer & Programme Leader for BA in Political Science and Sociology

Ms. Kezang Choden has a Masters degree in Sociology from South Asian University (SAARC University), India. She completed her BA in Political Science and Sociology from Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan.

Read More


Kezang Choden is an assistant Lecturer in the Department of Political Science and Sociology. Her research interest is on marriage and cultural changes.

Her passion to be a teacher and work with youths will drive her to excel as a teacher and make difference in the learning of the students.

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Jenny Alexander

Lecturer & Convener of Examination

Ms. Jenny Alexander received her Master’s in Business Administration majoring in Finance and Marketing from Martin Luther Christian University, India. She conducted a research on “Five Dimensional Quality Services” of Bhutan Development Bank Limited during her internship.

Read More


Before taking up the position of an associate lecturer in NRC, she was a high school teacher for four years teaching Accountancy and Commerce in Class twelve standard. During this phase of her professional life Jenny received opportunities to attend a number of Workshops and Pedagogy Courses, which are also highly relevant at tertiary education levelAs a management student, she had the skills and knowledge for managing the key areas of an organization and the problem solving skills needed in finance as well as in accounting. She is well versed in information technology and uses it to her full advantage to make her teaching interesting and develop the students intellectually.

She is a dedicated, resourceful and goal-driven professional educator with a solid commitment to the social and academic growth and development of every child. She is loyal, talented and caring person who loves making a difference into the lives of young children. Her vision for modern education is to help the students reach their full potential and lead them down to tread the right road, thereby preparing them to become the productive and responsible citizen of the country.

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Dr. Aaditya Pradhan

Lecturer

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.

Read More


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. 

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Jamtsho

Lecturer

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.

Read More


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. 

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Dr. Umesh Chandra Sharma

Professor

Dr. Professor Umesh joined Dr J.M. College, BR Ambedkar Bihar University as Lecturer of English and later headed the Department from October 1983 to August 1997. After that he taught in the College of Education, Nadira, Ibb University (Yemen) and was the Head of English Department and the Syllabus Reform Committee.

Read More


Professor Umesh also worked in Hawassa University, Ethiopia where he taught at Masters level and developed Language Modules for Graduate programme.
In Bhutan, he taught English at Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan. Besides teaching, he was engaged as a member of the English Syllabus Reform Committee for developing “Language” Modules for Graduate and Master Programmes.

Before joining Norbuling Rigter College Professor Umesh taught at College of Women, Seiyun, Hadramout University in Yemen.

With long years of teaching experience in different countries which are socio-culturally diverse, Professor Umesh will definitely contribute to the education of the students at Norbuling Rigter College.

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Nishal Pradhan

Lecturer

Mr. Nishal has a Masters in Computer Application from SRM University Sikkim. His undergraduate was B.Sc. Computer Science with a major in software designing.

Read More


As part of Master programme, he conducted a research on E-commerce in Bhutan. He carries experiences of working with programming software related to design and implementation of the project on e-commerce.

Nishal has a rich experience in the field of Information technology related to software engineering, web designing, database, Android, Java. He underwent a good number of trainings on app development, office automation, User-Interface and programming languages. He has also participated in national level seminars when he was doing his masters.

With broad experience in ICT, Nishal will contribute enormously towards productive learning of the students as well as use of ICT to enrich teaching and learning.

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Pramananda Dhital

Lecturer

Mr. Pramananda Dhital has a Master degree in Economics from Sikkim university. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the same University.

Read More


For the fulfillment of his master degree, he conducted a research on “Socio- economic conditions of street vendors in Gangtok, Sikkim."

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Penjor

Lecturer

Lopen Penjor has PGDE from Paro College of Education and Masters of Arts of Buddhist Studies from Tango University. Before joining NRC, he worked as teacher for 7 years with high degree of professional commitment and performed outstandingly well.

Read More


As a teacher, he had served as Dzongkha Resource Person for graduates appearing for RCSC. Besides teaching, he shouldered various responsibilities such as Head of Department for Dzongkha and Driglam Namzha Coordinator. He is highly committed to enrich the learning and development of his students.

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Dawa Yangdon

Lecturer

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.

Read More


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.

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Kuenzang Dorji

Lecturer

Mr. Kuenzang Dorji received his Masters Degree in International Relations from South Asian University, (SAARC University), India. He pursued BA in Political Science and Sociology from Sherubtse College, Kanglung.

Read More


Kuenzang Dorji is an assistant Lecturer in the Department of Political Science and Sociology. His research interest is on the water management and hydropower projects in Bhutan.

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Sonam Delkar

Lecturer

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.

Read More


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.

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Priyanka Paul

Lecturer

Ms Priyanka Paul completed her Bachelor of Arts in English (Honours) from Patna Women’s College, India and Master’s degree in English from The English and Foreign Languages University, India. She is a TESOL (Teaching of English to Students of Other Languages) certified English teacher with certification from American TESOL Institute, Thailand.

Read More


She is currently pursuing Masters of Philosophy in English Studies (M.Phil.) on ‘Dialectics of Care: An Ecofeminist Analysis of Arundhati Roy’s Select Non-fiction’ from Christ (deemed to be university), India. She has presented her research papers in a number of national and international seminars in India.

Before joining NRC Ms Paul worked as an Assistant Editor—ELT with Encyclopaedia Britannica India Pvt. Ltd (Indiannica Learning Pvt. Ltd.), India. She has worked with Indian Institute of Mass Communication, India as a Research Associate on the project, ‘Capacity Building in Communicating Science and Biosafety’. Ms Paul, in addition, has the experience of working as a travel writer (trainee) with Srishti Publications Pvt. Ltd., India. She has also worked as an English Teacher and Conversation Partner with Lha Charitable Trust, India.

Ms Paul’s believes in utilizing her varied work experience across governmental, non-governmental, corporate, and private sectors in shaping her teaching abilities as per the students’ needs. Her objective is to motivate her students to develop their own learning interests and critical thinking so as to establish a learner-centered environment in the classroom.

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Pema Tshering

Lecturer

Mr. Pema Tshering has a Master Degree from Tango Buddhist College.

Read More


He started his teaching profession as a high school teacher from 2007 to 2015. From 2016 to 2019, worked as a lecturer in Gedu Business College (GBS).

Lopen Pema carries a research paper in his name and has a keen interest in bringing research to enrich his teaching and contribute to the research culture at NRC.   Currently, he is earnestly working on his new research titled:  “Source and Origin of Dzongkha Language.”

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Lal Bahadur Chhetri

Lecturer

Mr. Lal Bahadur Chhetri has a Master Degree in Business Administration with dual specialization in Marketing Management and Human Resource Management from the Department of Management, University of North Bengal, India.

Read More


He has a research paper in his name titled “Gap Analysis for Amul in Retail market of Siliguri and its surrounding through Retail Census” under the company Gujrat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Limited (GCMMFL) in the State of West Bengal.

He graduated from Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology & Sciences-Allahabad, India with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics.

Before taking up the position of an Assistant Lecturer in Norbuling Rigter College, Mr. Lal Bahadur worked as a Sales Executive in Head quarter of Titan Company Limited in Bangalore, India.

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Rinchen Choden Dorji

Lecturer

Miss Rinchen Choden Dorji has a Post Graduate Diploma in Education from Samtse College of Education. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in English and Media from Sherubtse College.

Read More


Rinchen Choden Dorji is a certified TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) English teacher from American TEFL Institute, Thailand. Prior to working in Norbuling Rigter College, she was a volunteer teacher in Chumphae Techincal College in Thailand for a year.

Rinchen Choden Dorji is an assistant lecturer in the Department of English.

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Yeshi Samdrup

Lecturer & Programme Leader for BA in Development Studies

Mr. Yeshi Samdrup has a Masters Degree in Development Practice from the College of Natural Resources, Royal University of Bhutan. He completed his Bachelors Degree in Political Science and Sociology from Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan.

Read More


As a part of the Master’s programme, he conducted research on two topics on ‘Relationship of Tsamdro Management Activities as a Source of Livelihood to the Herders’ and ‘Impact of Post-Harvest Training on Farmers in Lhuntse, Mongar, Trashigang and Trashiyangtse Dzongkhags’.

His research experiences would definitely serve to give a sharp edge to his teaching and learning experience.

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Passang Lhamo

Lecturer

Ms. Passang Lhamo has completed her Bachelors in Political Science and Sociology from Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan. She has her Masters Degree in Sociology from the South Asian University (SAARC University) New Delhi, India.

Read More


Passang pursued her Masters research on a very interesting topic “Modernity and the Patrons of Drayang.” Thus, her academics, complimented with her research experience would have a far-reaching impact on teaching and learning experience with her students.

Currently Passang serves in the capacity of Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Political Science and Sociology at Norbuling Rigter College.

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Phuntsho Tashi

Lecturer

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.

Read More


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.

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Thinley Yoezer

Lecturer

Mr. Thinley Yoezer received his Masters Degree in Economics with specialization in Economic Development from South Asian University (SAARC University), India. He completed his Bachelors Degree in Economics and Geography from Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan (RUB).

Read More


To fulfill his Masters Degree, he conducted a research on “Employment in the informal economy and its implication for household consumption expenditure and well being in Bhutan”.

Thus, Thinley’s specialization in Economics complemented with his research experience would definitely make an impact on his own and students’ learning and interaction.

Currently, Thinley Yoezer serves as an Assistant Lecturer at NRC

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]


Dawa Norbu

Lecturer

Mr. Dawa Norbu has completed his under graduation in Political Science and Sociology from Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan. He has Masters Degree in International Relation from the South Asian University (SAARC University) New Delhi, India.

Read More


As a part of his Masters Study, Dawa conducted a research on “Sino-Bhutan Relationship: Examining the Calls for Greater Engagement.” Thus, his research experience combined with his educational back-ground would make a deep impact on the academic and personal growth of the students.

He is currently an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Political Science and Sociology at Norbuling Rigter College.

Read Less

Contact

Phone: 08-271313

Email: [email protected]