“To me, GNH is simply development
– His Majesty The King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
“Happiness is the highest quality of life and contentment that every citizen must be able to enjoy in a truly civilized and flourished manner”
– HRH Ashi Kesang Chodren Wangchuck
“Our most important goal is the peace and happiness of our people, and the security and sovereignty of the nation.”
“What GNH is will never change, but how we achieve it will change”
-His Majesty The King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
The GNH Centre Bhutan (GNHCB) is a non-profit civil society organization under the Patronage of Her Royal Highness Ashi Kezang Choden Wangchuck. It was registered under the Civil Society Organization Authority of Bhutan on 18 October 2012. The GNHCB was established as a tribute to take forward the vision and philosophy of Gross National Happiness (GNH) as introduced by His Majesty the Fourth King Jigme Singye Wangchuck in the early 1970s.
The GNHCB promotes the concept of GNH values nationally and internationally by facilitating transformational learning to achieve sustainable societal change. The GNHCB is passionate about creating a better world with true happiness and sees itself as a cultivator of compassionate GNH values. Under the people-centric values of GNH, we work towards offering sustainable solutions for people and planet.