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  • Notice inviting tender

    The National Plant Protection Centre (NPPC) invites sealed bid from the authorized dealers of Agrochemical for the supply of Herbicides (Orthosulfamuron 50% WG and Ethosysulfuron 15% WDG). The Bid Document can be downloaded from our website (www.nppc.gov.bt) and Ministry’s website (www.moaf.gov.bt) for free with effect from 1st April till 15th April 2016. Date of submission of the tender document is on 15th April 2016 before 1.00PM and will be opened on the same day at 2.30PM.

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    The National Soil Services Center (NSSC) is pleased to invite applications from the Bhutanese nationals for the post of 2 (two) Lab Utility/Field Assistants under ESP category.

    All interested candidates, holding Bhutanese citizenship and aged between 18 – 40 years, may apply to the Program Director, NSSC, Simtokha latest by 15th April 2016 with the following documents:

    • Application (with Contact Number)
    • Valid Security Clearance  for Employment
    • Valid Medical Fitness Certificate
    • Copy of Citizenship ID Card
    • If employed, NOC from parent organization

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  • Armyworm (Mythimna separate) Outbreak Alert, 2016

    Armyworm larvae in Maize
    Armyworm larvae in Maize

    With weather conditions becoming more favorable for the armyworm outbreaks (prolonged dry periods followed by heavy rainfall) , all extension officials are instructed to carry out regular monitoring of the pests particularly in maize fields and paddy nurseries to assist farmers to implement control measures on time.

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  • Locally made Organic Manure launched

    March 24, Thimphu: Locally made organic manure, bio-slurry, a byproduct from a biogas plant is now available at the Centenary Farmers’ Market. One of the trained farmers on bio-slurry production, Padam Ghalley from Phuentsholing geog had brought around 600 bags of manure to be sold on a trial basis.

    The Hon'ble Lyonpo, Yeshey Dorji launched the bio-slurry marketing trial at the CFM
    Hon’ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji launched the bio-slurry marketing trial at the CFM
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  • Announcement

    National Plant Protection Centre (NPPC) would like to inform that of late there has been a lot of confusion regarding purchase of energizers for electric fencing. We do understand the confusion because Dzongkhags have been made to purchase other materials and accessories from the suppliers while energizer have to be procured from the NPPC. This arrangement has been made to ensure the quality and standard of energizers supplied to the country since the energizer being the main engine of the electric fencing.

    We would like to acknowledge that we were not able to disseminate the information well advance in time and avoid the confusion. However, we thought Dzongkhags were already aware of such arrangements and confusion wouldn’t arise. Nevertheless, we would like to take this opportunity to inform the Dzongkhags that energizers will have to be purchased from the NPPC on cash and carry basis while other materials will have to be purchased from the relevant suppliers as per the 2015-16 quotation. For kind information of all, we still have 892 nos. (S2-830; S5-62) of energizers in stock with the NPPC and Dzongkhags may like to purchase as and when necessary.

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