Sonam Tobgay, Senior Archivist has been working with the NLAB since 2006. He has a Master’s Degree in Buddhist Philosophy from Sampurnanand Sanskrit University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. Currently, he looks after the management of the Archives Division and carries out the Nationwide Archival Survey and Digitization program. Besides his regular duties, he is a researcher and has co-edited few publications. He also served as a Project Manager for Korea-Bhutan joint project on Intangible Cultural Heritage “Development of National Inventory System of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Bhutan”, and organized few series of UNESCO Training Workshops on implementing the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Bhutan from 2012-2014. He represented the DoC as an expert committee member of the ‘Preserving and Leveraging of Bhutan’s Unique Cultural Diversity Project’. An EU/Helvetas Project and Training Need Analysis (TNA) committee for craft sector, Ministry of Labor and Human Resources, Bhutan.

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