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  • Strengthening BAFRA’s Inspection Services: ToT on ISO/IEC 17020:2012

    30 November-4 December, Paro: A Training of Trainers programme on ‘ISO/IEC 17020:2012 for strengthening Inspection Services’ for BAFRA field officials is being organized to build the technical capacity of BAFRA officials in implementing the ISO 17020 Standard. The trained officials are required to impart the training to the field officials in their respective offices and oversee its implementation.

    Twenty-one participants from BAFRA field offices in Paro, Thimphu, Gasa, Haa, Wangdue, Punakha, Dagana, Tsirang, Trongsa, Bumthang, Lhuentse, Mongar, Trashigang, Tashiyangtse, Pemagatshel, Zhemgang are attending the training. Nineteen officials from Phuentsholing, Chukha, Gedu, Gelephu, Sarpang, Samtse, Tashicholing, Gomtu, Samdrupjongkhar, Samdrupcholing, Jomotshangkha, Panbang, Wamrong, Nganglam, Gyelpoishing, Lhamoizingkha and Dagapela are also participating via Zoom.

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  • Preparing for effective participation in Codex Work

    19-20 November, Paro: Two days training workshop on Effective Preparation for Codex Work was organized from 19-20 November 2020 at Tiger Nest Camp, Paro. Thirty participants consisting of representatives from Department of Cottage & Small Industries, MoEA, Department of Industry, MoEA, College of Natural Resources, RUB, Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan, National Dairy Research & Development Center, National Food Testing Laboratory, Royal Center for Disease Control, MoH and BAFRA officials attended the workshop. The workshop was graced by Dr. Tashi Samdup, Director General of BAFRA and facilitated by members of Codex (Bhutan) Secretariat within BAFRA.

    The main objective of the workshop was to enhance participation of Bhutan to the work of codex through training of officials of Codex (Bhutan) including NCC members and relevant stakeholders on functioning and management of codex work. In his opening remarks, Director General highlighted the importance of Bhutan’s participation in the international standard setting process by contributing to the standards work to repeat the benefits of use of standard. He thanked all participants especially representatives of relevant stakeholders and urged for their continued support. He also highlighted the importance to raise awareness on the subjects of our national interest so that international codex standards become suitable and applicable to Bhutan.

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  • Shortlisted candidates at DoA and BAFRA

    As per the approval of 453rd HRC Meeting held on 10/11/2020, the Ministry of Agriculture & Forests is pleased to announce the result of the shortlisted candidates for the following posts, Department of Agriculture & BAFRA as detailed below:

    Shortlisted candidates for the post of Extension Supervisor II, DoA & BAFRA, S2 A (3 posts)
    Sl. NameCIDTotal MarksInterview Schedule
    1Dilli Ram Chhetri1130400214473.07Date: 02/12/2020
    Venue: DoA Conference HallTime: 9.15 AM
    2Chandra Kumar Monger1130800155772.80
    3Ugyen Tshomo1200800006471.07
    4Ugyen Choden1150200223170.55
    5Karma Wangchuk1110500359969.65
    6Nim Dem1050500027868.61
    7Bhim Bahadur Limbu1121000003568.44
    8Karma Wangda1110800012368.25
    9Sangay Zam1200700051668.22
    Shortlisted candidates for the post of RQI  II, S2 A, BAFRA (1 post) 
    Sl. NameCIDTotal MarksInterview Schedule
    1Chenga Tshering1080700143970.92Date: 02/12/2020

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  • BAFRA Webinar

    Thimphu: BAFRA head office organized a webinar on 15 October which was attended by BAFRA officials from all Dzongkhags and Dungkhag offices. The webinar shared the updates on the achievements of 2019-2020 APA and the progress of 2020-2021APA. It also discussed field issues and identified implementable actions to resolve it.

    Gracing the opening session, the Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo, Yeshey Penjor expressed his appreciation to BAFRA for organizing the webinar and highlighted the important role played by BAFRA in safeguarding the country from biosecurity and food safety threats. He also commended the BAFRA officials especially the frontline workers for the dedicated works and urged everyone to work with the same spirit of dedication to the Tsa-Wa-Sum. He urged BAFRA field colleagues to share their views considering the privilege given through a democratic governing system. He also thanked BAFRA for all support to the government.

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