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  • Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo visits water scarce geogs in Punakha

    Hon'ble Lyonpo at Samdingkha pump site
    Hon’ble Lyonpo at Samdingkha pump site

    June 27, Punakha: The Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo, Yeshey Dorji visited the Punakha areas where the farmers have been unable to transplant paddy due to shortage of irrigation water. This year due to scanty rainfall, four geogs viz. Guma, Chhubu, Toedwang and Barp are facing shortage of irrigation water. Farmers who would have otherwise completed transplantation of paddy  by this time of the year have still been unable to start or have just transplanted in small areas.

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  • Vacancy Announcement

    The National Soil Services Center (NSSC) is pleased to invite applications for the post of Laboratory Utility Assistant to be employed under ESP category.

    All interested candidates, preferably male holding Bhutanese citizenship, aged between 18-40 years and with minimum qualification of Class VIII may apply to the Program Director, NSSC, Simtokha latest by 20th July 2016 with the following documents: –

    • RCSC Employment Application Form
    • Valid Security Clearance
    • Valid Medical Fitness Certificate
    • Copy of Citizenship ID Card
    • If employed, NOC from parent organization

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  • Vacancy announcement

    The NH-RDC, Jakar is pleased to announce the vacancy for following ESP posts.

    Sl.NoName of PostCategorySlotAge LimitSexPlacement
    1Farm AttendantESP118-45M/FGoat Nucleus Farm at Samrang
    2Fodder AttendantESP2-do-M/F             -do-
    3Sweeper/Night GuardESP1-do-Prefer will be given to male.             -do-
    4Night GuardESP1-do-MaleNH-RDC, Jakar

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  • Inauguration of Fenchikhola-Kamigoan Irrigation Scheme in Samtse

    13423773_1267782696566057_4740430101303532592_nThe newly constructed Fenchikhola-Kamigaon irrigation scheme in Norgaygang Gewog, Samtse was inaugurated on 19 June 2016 by Dasho Nim Dorji, Director General, Department of Agriculture (DoA). The 9.8 km long irrigation scheme (piped) will benefit 150 households of Halhaley, Beteni, Gondaygaon, Lepcha gaon, Beachgaon, Mukhunigaon and Kamigaon villages. The scheme will irrigate over 200 acres of paddy-land and is expected to enhance local crop production.

    13442120_1267782733232720_2220874276267058298_nThe project was financed by the Government of India through the Project-Tied Assistance (PTA) program. Nu. 35.84 million was spent on the construction of 9.8 km long pipe irrigation channel and was completed in 10 months. The work was entirely surveyed, designed and supervised by Engineering Division, DoA. The Department of Agriculture would like to thank all the major stakeholders i.e. Dzongkhag, Drungkhag and Gewog administrations, local communities, engineers and the Contractor for smooth implementation of the project.

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