15 Sep College of Natural Resources, Royal University of Bhutan
The College of Natural Resources (CNR), the then Natural Resources Training Institute (NRTI) came into existence out of the need to support sustainable development in Bhutan. The four Departments of the college are Departments of Agriculture, Department of Animal Husbandry, Department of Forestry and Department of Sustainable Development. With the launching of the Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) in the year 2003, the then NRTI was inducted as a member college of the university in the year 2004. It was renamed as the College of Natural Resources and started offering undergraduate programs from the year 2009. Today, the CNR continues to offer the three existing diploma programs and four undergraduate programs in B.Sc Agriculture, B.Sc Forestry, B.Sc Animal Science and B.Sc Sustainable Development. The college has started Master’s in Development Practice (MDP) beginning July 2014 and recently college has also started providing Master in Natural Resources Management.