GNH HAPPINESS INDEX Home Uncategorized GNH HAPPINESS INDEX The GNH index is a holistic approach to measure the happiness and wellbeing of the Bhutanese population. It is a measurement tool used for policy making to increase GNH. The GNH Index is also known as the GNH Happiness Survey. It includes the nine domains, which are […]

GNH SCREENING TOOL Home Uncategorized GNH SCREENING TOOL The GNH Screening Tool is a system that ensures all development policies and projects of Bhutan are reviewed under the lens of GNH. The GNH Screening Tool evaluates, monitors, sets goals and raises national consciousness about what conditions are conducive to the happiness and wellbeing of the people, […]

THE 9 DOMAINS OF GNH Home What is GNH? THE 9 DOMAINS OF GNH The four pillars are further elaborated into nine domains, which articulate the different elements of GNH in detail and form the basis of GNH measurement, indices and screening tools. Living standards Education Health Environment Community Vitality Time-use Psychological well-being Good Governance […]

THE 4 PILLARS OF GNH Home What is GNH? THE 4 PILLARS OF GNH Good Governance Good Governance is a considered a pillar for happiness because it determines the conditions in which Bhutanese thrive. While policies and programs that are developed in Bhutan are generally in line with the values of GNH, there are also […]

HISTORY OF GNH Home What is GNH? HISTORY OF GNH The concept of Gross National Happiness (GNH) was promulgated by His Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck, the Fourth King of Bhutan in the early 1970s. When His Majesty spoke about GNH at the time, he questioned the prevailing measurement system that Gross Domestic Product (GDP) alone […]

Creative Communications Intern September 10, 2021 Job Title: Creative Communications Intern Organisation and Place: GNH Centre Bhutan Reports to: Programme Communications Officer and Director Start Date: 1st October, 2021 End Date: 30th April, 2022 (possibility of extension) Main Duties: The Communications person will be working for the GNH Educated Farmer Project. He/she will be required […]

Special Lecture by Royal Highness Ashi Kezang Choden Wangchuck Home Statements Special Lecture by Royal Highness Ashi Kezang Choden Wangchuck 14th February 2012 at Ryukyu University, Kyoto, Japan. On Gross National Happiness: Bhutan’s Development Philosophy It is with honor and pleasure that I bring to you the warm greetings of His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyal […]

Educated GNH Farmers Project in partnership with Sterling College, USA Home Updates Educated GNH Farmers Project in partnership with Sterling College, USA The GNH Centre Bhutan aims to re-ignite youth interest in agriculture, by combining ecological farming opportunities with a GNH leadership training so that a new generation of “GNH Educated Farmers” can begin to […]

Graphics Designer for Animation July 9, 2021 The GNH Centre Bhutan is in the process of creating an animation video that will offer an overview of Bhutan’s unique development philosophy of Gross National Happiness that has earned a wide international audience. The GNH animation is part of a Learning that will focus on engaging students […]