Formed the Directorate of Education.
Developed some English primers and readers, and textbooks in Chhoekey.
Developed History and Geography textbooks, and declared English as the medium of instruction.
Published Druk Readers and Druk and Drukpa Series as textbooks.
Developed the first National Education Policy document that formed the basis for all major curriculum development works thereafter.
Carried out major syllabus and textbooks revisions and improvement to address the national needs and aspirations.
Revised the National Education Policy formulated in 1976.
Established Curriculum and Textbook Development Division (CTDD).
Launched the New Approach to Primary Education (NAPE), a modern form of primary education that encouraged pupil participation and discovery learning. This approach replaced foreign curricula, and localized syllabi and textbook contents with a high degree of local orientation and relevancy.
Formed Curriculum and Professional Support Section (CAPSS) under the Ministry of Health and Education.
CAPSS shifted from Thimphu to the then National Institute of Education, Paro, which was then under the Ministry of Health and Education.
CAPSS became Curriculum and Professional Support Division (CAPSD) under the Ministry of Education when the Ministry of Health and Education was bifurcated into two separate ministries.
CASPD was upgraded to Department of Curriculum Research and Development (DCRD).
DCRD, Paro and Royal Education Council, Thimphu merged. The new Royal Education Council was launched on 12 December 2014.