India has a symbiotic relationship with Bhutan. Both countries have constantly been exploring areas of cooperation in various fields to promote mutually beneficial partnership. The Government of India (GOI) has consistently supported the socio-economic development of Bhutan. The key areas of focus of GOI’s assistance include agriculture and irrigation development, health, industrial development, road transport, energy, civil aviation, urban development, human resource development, capacity building, scholarship, education and culture.
As a gesture of special relationship between both countries, the Government of India on 19th July 2021 allowed an export of 10,000 tons of sugar to Bhutan despite restrictions on export of sugar upto 100 LMT imposed w.e.f 01.06.2022 which was implied to maintain sufficient stock of sugar in the country as well as to safeguard the interests of the common citizens by keeping the prices of sugar under control. Click here to view the Export Release Order.
— @FoodDeptGOI (@fooddeptgoi) July 19, 2022