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  • Notification on the “Animal Tshethar Practices in the country”

    Considering the growing trend in the practice of Tshethar activities in the country, the Ministry would like to inform the general public to abide by the following norms to minimize the impact of Tshethar animals on the environment, crops, incidences of disease spread as well as to ensure welfare of the Tshethar animals. As per the Guideline on Animal Tshethar Practices 2018, any individual or Tshethar Tshogpa interested in taking up the Tshethar practices must:

    1. Register as Non Government Organization with the Civil Society Organization Authority.
    2. Register their animal shelter meant for Tshethar purpose with the local government prior to taking up any Tshethar
    3. The animal shelter should have provision for adequate feed and fodder and water for animals.
    4. The number of animals allowed for Tshethar shall be based on the carrying capacity of animal shelter.
    5. Tshethar animals should be properly identified with proper identification marks.
    6. Any movement of Tshethar animals from one Dzongkhag to another must be done with prior approval from BAFRA Office.
    7. Tshethar Tshogpa should appoint caretaker to take care of the Tshethar animals in the shelter.
    8. The import of animals for the purpose of Tshethar is strictly prohibited.
    9. Purchase of Tshethar animals must be done in presence of BAFRA or Department of Livestock officials.

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  • Vacancy Re-Announcement for Farm Attendant

    Rural Development Training Centre, Zhemgang under Ministry of Agriculture & Forest is pleased to re-announce application from the interested Bhutanese Nationals for the following post:

    Sl.No.Position TitleCategoryNo. of postAge LimitPlace of posting
    1Farm AttendantESP218-50RDTC, Zhemgang

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  • Shortlisted Announcement & Interview Schedule  

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is pleased to announce the shortlisted candidates for the post of Chief Agriculture Officer and Chief Forestry Officer:


    Sl. No.Post Announced SlotApplicantRemarks
    NameEIDCurrent Position TitleCurrent place of posting
    Department of Agriculture
    1Chief Agriculture Officer1Namgay Thinley200301025Dy. Chief Horticulture OfficerAPDShortlisted
    Tenzin Drugyel200501110Dy. Chief Horticulture OfficerAPDShortlisted
    Jigme Tenzin200701100Dy. Chief Horticulture OfficerAPDShortlisted
    Department of Forests and Park Services
    1Natural Conservation Division1Karma Jigme Temphel9410067Dy. Chief Forestry OfficerSFEDShortlisted
    Sonam Wangdi200801033Dy. Chief Forestry OfficerNCDShortlisted
    2Watershed Management Division1Sigyel Delma200501108Dy. Chief Forestry OfficerWMDShortlisted
    Karma Jigme Temphel9410067Dy. Chief Forestry OfficerSFEDShortlisted
    3Royal Manas National Park1Samten Wangchuk200701026Dy. Chief Forestry OfficerWMDShortlisted
    4Gedu Territorial Division1Pema Wangda200601140Dy. Chief Feed and Fodder OfficerRNRSDShortlisted
    Samten Wangchuk200701026Dy. Chief Forestry OfficerWMDShortlisted
    5Wangchuk Centennial Park1Gem Tshering8911002Dy. Chief Forestry OfficerTsirang Territorial DivisionShortlisted
    7Zhemgang Territorial Division1Wangchuk Dorji9710035Dy. Chief Forestry OfficerGlobal Tiger CenterShortlisted

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