Loden Entrepreneur Award
Mr Jigme Drukpa, Managing Proprietor of Aa-yang Music School in Thimphu was declared as the Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 by Loden foundation.Lyonpo Sonam Kinga, Hon’ble Chairperson of the National Council, presented the cash prize of Nu 100,108/- along with the award during the closing session of the Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013 in Bhutan.
Pema Wangchuk, Offtg. Executive Director of the Loden Foundation said, “ The award was instituted to recognize and reward the contribution of the entrepreneurs to the society and also to motivate those entrepreneurs who are self-starter.” He added that there is a great need to create more entrepreneurial awareness, support, recognitions and motivation to fuel the entrepreneurial engine.
The Loden Entrepreneur Award has been introduced for the first time in Bhutan.