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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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  • Revised fertilizer price for 2015

    The National Seed Centre based on the imported price and the pricing modality, notifies that the following selling price of the ferlilizers has been revised with effect from 1st January, 2015.

    Sl NoItemUnitPrevious Selling
    Price (Nu./bag)
    Revised Selling price (Nu./bag)
    1Urea 46 % N50 kg785.00895.00
    2Urea 46% N10 kg165.00190.00
    3Suphala (NPK 15:15:15)50 kg1490.001690.00
    4Suphala (NPK 15:15:15)20 kg605.00690.00
    5SSP (16% P2O)50 kg770.00895.00
    6MOP (60% K2O)50 kg1395.001855.00
    7DAP (18%N 46%P2o)50 kg2405.002405.00
    8Bone Meal50 kg1335.001335.00
     9CAN50 kg1335.001335.00
    10Borax 20% boron minimum5 kg1230.001230.00

     

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  • New High Altitude Rice Variety for Tseza Geog

    UntitledRice is the main staple grown by the farmers of Khejo, Daw Zimpa and Tongsho villages of Tseza Geog under Dagana Dzongkhag. There are over 25 households in the three villages and rice cultivation area ranges from 1500 to 1700 meters above sea level.

    About six years back, these villages were affected by a severe hail storm at the time of rice harvest. The rice crop, in general, was severely affected and the Bathram, the common local variety grown then was completely destroyed. Farmers could hardly salvage the seeds for the next season.   To assist the rice farmers, the Dzongkhag Extension office then supplied seeds of the improved red rice variety Khangma maap.

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