• Notification to promote the use of Dzongkha in all official correspondences

    In order to achieve the Ministry’s set target to have 15% of all official correspondences written in Dzongkha, we would like to request all departments and agencies under the Ministry to kindly:

    1. Use Dzongkha for official correspondences/letter such as Office Orders, Appointment Orders, Transfer Orders, Relieving Orders and Promotion Orders henceforth and
    2. Maintain a separate column in your dispatch registers to mark all official correspondences written in Dzongkha. This is to ease data collection during APA evaluation at the end of the fiscal year.

    For details please click here

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  • 2nd EOI on RNR Enterprise

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests would like to call for expression of interest (EOI) from Bhutanese national above 18 years of age, interested to establish RNR sector related business enterprises in the country.  The Ministry will be able to facilitate the following:

    1. Business plan development
    2. Linking with financial institutions for loan
    3. Acquiring leased land where possible
    4. Creating market linkages both domestic & export
    5. Entrepreneurial capacity building
    6. Acquiring governmental clearances where required
    7. Support technical assistance

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  • Vacancy for Farm Labour

    The National Seed Centre, DoA, Paro is pleased to invite applications from the interested Bhutanese nationals for following post.

    Sl.noPositionsCategoryPost VacantName of Placement
    1Farm LabourESP4RSC-Jadchedphu, Trashiyangtse
    2Farm LabourESP4Phobjikha Farm, Wangduephodrang
    3Farm LabourESP2RSC-Samtenling, Gelephu


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  • Delegation from Kasetsart University visits Ministry

    23 January, Thimphu: A seven member delegation from Kasetsart University, Thailand led by the Acting President, Dr. Chongrak Watcharinrat met with the Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo and the Hon’ble Agriculture Secretary. Representatives from the departments and non-departments were also present.

    The meeting discussed the human resource development at the University in agriculture, forestry, and livestock fields.

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  • Towards Enhancing Dairy Product Quality

    Based on the findings of research conducted by National Dairy Research and Development Center (NDRDC), Yusipang, milk supplied by the farmers is of poor quality in terms of adulteration and microbial load. It is imperative that milk indented for production of products should be of high quality with low microbial load.

    As a follow up action to the initial findings, a team from the NDRDC in collaboration with the Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Sarpang conducted training on Clean Milk Production for the dairy farmers of Gelephu Om Detshen. It was conducted from 7-9 January at the RNR Centre, Gelephu.

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