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  • Training of Trainers on principles and practices in Organic Agriculture

    pic 1 bajoThe Training of Trainers (TOT) on principles and practices in Organic Agriculture was held in Wangdue from 22 – 25 December, 2014 and in Mongar from 29 December, 2014 to 1 January, 2015. This training was organized by the National Organic Programme (NOP) to train Extension and Research Officials who had not attended the previous TOTs or undergone organic module in the College of Natural Resources (CNR) or other institutes.

    The training was attended by 40 participants from both Extension and Research fields representing from 15 Dzongkhags namely Gasa, Punakha, Wangdue, Bumthang, Tsirang, Thimphu, Dagana, Chhukha, Haa, Mongar, Trashigang, Trashiyangtse, Lhuentse, Pemagatshel and Zhemgang. The topics included the principles of Organic Agriculture, organic soil fertility management, pest and disease management, organic standards, certification and marketing, organic seed production, Ecological engineering/farmscaping/permaculture, world famous documentaries, practical, roles and activities of the NOP in the promotion of Organic Agriculture in the country.

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  • Vacancy Announcement

    The Ministry of Agriculture & Forests is pleased to announce the following vacancies on contract for 2 years in National Seed Centre (NSC), Bondey, Paro, Department of Agriculture:

    Sl. NoPlace of postingPosition TitlePLMinimum Required QualificationPay (pay scale)No. of postsRemarks
    1NSC, Bondey Farm, ParoDriver III (Tractor)O4 ACl. VIII with certificate in Tractor Driving OR relevant experience and valid tractor driving license/ certificateNu.8505/- (8505-170-11055) plus 30% contract allowance1Pre-service
    2NSC, Bajo Farm, Wangdue1Pre-service
    3NSC, Bhur Farm, Sarpang1Pre-service


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  • Evaluation Result for Kuchi Diana Irrigation Scheme

    The Ministerial Tender Committee of MoAF met on 12 December 2014 has awarded the Renovation of Kuchi Diana Irrigation Scheme to M/s Samphel Drukpa Construction, Lhuentse based on the re-evaluation results of Tender Evaluation Committee at the contract amount of Nu. 53548889.93. The Ministry’s here by request all bidders to seek any clarifications on the evaluated results with Department of Agriculture within the 10 days from the issuance of this notification which is uploaded in http://www.moaf.gov.bt/ www.cdb.gov.bt with the evaluated results. The Department shall not entertain any complaints after the expiry of 10 days and the date shall be effective from 15 December 2014.

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  • Notice Inviting Tender

    The Department of Agriculture, MoAF, Thimphu invites sealed bids from interested bidders registered under CDB, Medium Class Contractor (W3 category) for the construction of Gudari Irrigation in Chaskar Geog under Mongar Dzongkhag.

    Pre-bid Meeting shall be held on December 22, 2014 at 2.00Pm at Conference hall, Department of Agriculture, Thimphu. The bidder are requested to submit questions related to above contract document in writing or by facsimile or email to reach the employer not later than one week before the meeting. However Non-attendance of the pre-bid meeting will not be a cause for disqualification of a bidder but any quarries after pre-bid meeting will not be entertained.

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