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  • Extended date for submission of articles for Bhutanese Journal of Agriculture, DoA till 7th Oct, 2018

    The Bhutanese Journal of Agriculture (BJA), Department of Agriculture warmly invites authors to submit research articles to the Issue 2, which is scheduled to be launched on 5 February 2019, coinciding with the Birth Anniversary of our beloved Gyalsey.

    The manuscript or articles can be submitted to wangdadukpa@moaf.gov.bt or ngawang1@moaf.gov.bt. The email must bear the subject as “BJA: Article Submission” to pre-empt any unnecessary confusion.

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  • Shortlisted candidates for ESP

    In pursuance to the job Vacancy re-announcement letter no. 2(04)RLDC/T/2017-2018/577 dated 19/06/2018, the RLDC, office is pleased to announce the shortlisted candidates for r the post of Helper(Lab. utility).

    Therefore, shortlisted candidates are requested to report on 4th July,2018 (10.00 am) at RLDC office,Tsimasham for interview along with orginal documents.

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  • NBC analyses the genetic diversity and population structure of traditional horse breeds

    For landlocked Bhutan characterised by rugged terrain and harsh climatic conditions, the highly adapted traditional horse breeds played an unfailing role in country’s trade during the pre-modernisation era. It continues to play an important role in many parts of the country where motorable road has not yet reached. However, the horse population in the country is rapidly declining due to various factors including their diminishing utility. Reducing population size leads to inbreeding which in turn affects survival, performance and productivity. Assessment of genetic diversity is one of the tools to determine the status of the diversity and develop strategies for effective management of animal genetic resources.

    As the National Biodiversity Centre (NBC) is mandated to promoting conservation and sustainable utilisation of biodiversity in particular of the traditional genetic diversity, a team from Animal Genetic Resources Program of NBC assessed the genetic diversity and population structure of Bhutanese traditional horses (Yuta, Boeta and Sharta)  using  the standard DNA microsatellite genotyping tools.
    The following are the key findings from the study:

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  • Selection Result for the positions under DoA, DoFPS and BAFRA

    As per the approval of 336th Human Resource Committee Meeting held on June 26, 2018, the Ministry is pleased to announce the selection result for the following positions:

    Tractor/Power Tiller Driver (RDC Yusipang, DoA)
    1Kezang Nima1150700198579.17SELECTED
    Excavator Operator (RDC Yusipang, DoA)
    1Ramesh Kumar Mongar21811000319ABSENT
    2Ishor Lal Ghalley10209002482ABSENT
    3Sangay Dendup11109000601ABSENT
    4Kinley Wangdi1020300160981.00SELECTED
    5Nar Dhoj Gurung11109003944ABSENT
    6Sonam Tshering1070400105480.50STANDBY
    7Padam Bdr. Ghalley1120200064072.23STANDBY
    Tractor Driver (PWS, DoFPS)
    1Ranjit Thara Mongar1130700078271.33SELECTED
    Heavy Vehicle Driver (PWS, DoFPS)
    1Chimi Dorji1150900318281.17SELECTED
    Light Vehicle Driver (BAFRA)
    1Singye Wangchuk1100500320173.17STANDBY
    2Kuenga Wangyel1170100317780.50STANDBY
    3Sonam Tobgay1050200044584.50SELECTED

    The reporting date for conducting drug test and other formalities for the selected candidates will be communicated through phone call.

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  • Selection Result for Night Guard (ESP)

    Selection Result for Night Guard (ESP) at NH-RDC-Jakar, Bumthang as per mention below:

    Sl. No.NameCID No.PostMarksRemarks
    1Mr. Dorji Penjor11513004829Centre Night Guard268Not Selected
    2Mr. Rinzin Lhendup11513002812Centre Night Guard331Selected as a Centre Night Guard
    3.Mr. Pema Khandu10306001243NYF, Night Guard329.5Selected as a NYF, Tang , Night Guard


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