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  • Notification

    In continuation to our previous notification (No. BAFRA/MoAF/15/8447 dated June 18, 2015) regarding the construction of Plant and Animal Quarantine Station at Nganglam, Pemagatsel Dzongkhag, we would like to inform the bidders that the evaluation of the tender has been completed and the evaluation committee recommended to award the contract to the 1st lowest evaluated bidder M/s Soenam Mebar Construction Pvt. Ltd, Thimphu.

    We also would like to take this opportunity to thank M/s Tenzin Dorji Construction and M/s Tama Construction Pvt. Ltd. for participating in the bidding and request the firms to collect their EMD from BAFRA, Head Office, Thimphu.

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  • Notification

    In continuation to our previous notifications, this is to remind and notify the general public that import of all types of animals (including pet animals) and their products are permissible only with prior import permit issued by Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) and upon fulfillment of the conditions prescribed therein as per the provisions of the Livestock Act of Bhutan 2001. Any breach on this requirement is considered as illegal and accordingly addressed as per the provisions of the above mentioned act.

    This is also to notify the general public that there are individuals advertising sale of pet animals through the social media especially the facebook. As notified earlier, any individual wishing to buy such pet animals are advised to seek for official documents or call BAFRA Toll Free No. 155 to verify the authenticity of the business entity before purchasing the pet or placing the order to purchase.

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  • Piggery Co-operative shop at Gelephu

    Members display their products
    Members display their products

    August 6 2015, Gelephu. The Sarpang Yarkey Piggery Co-operatives (SYPC) opened a new piggery co-operative shop at Gelephu market. It is intended to make local pork available in the commercial hub. The shop is the second sale-outlet for the group.  This outlet will cater for both the whole-sale and the retail of pork and fish produced by its Co-operative members at a competitive price. Currently SYPC has 55 members who are involved in piggery and fishery activities.

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  • Announcement

    This is to inform that Royal Civil Service Commission, vide letter no. RCSC/HRMD/26/2015/346 dated 3rd August 2015, has directed the Ministry to provide Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Turn Around Times (TATs) for Departments/Divisions/Regional /Field Offices/Units including RNR Extension Offices in the Dzongkhags. The SOPs and TATs will contain the list of core activities/procedures that the Departments/Divisions/Regional /Field Offices/Units carry out while delivering services and TATs will be against each core activity. The SOPs and TATs are intended by RCSC as one of the ways to vet the staffing requirement.

    In this regard, the departments/agencies are hereby requested to develop SOPs and TATs of respective Departments/Divisions/Regional /Field Offices/Units including the RNR Extension Offices in the Dzongkhags and mandatorily submit to HRD latest by 10th August 2015, for further submission to RCSC.

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