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  • NOFP participates during World Soil Day celebration

    Trashiyangste: The National Organic Flagship Programme (NOFP) participated in celebrating the World Soil Day on 5 December at Khamdang gewog with a theme, ‘Stop Erosion Save Our Future’.

    NOFP as an exhibitor sensitized the public on NOFP and the importance of going organic. NOFP interacted with hundreds of farmers gathered for celebrations making them better understand about the organic farming. The organic agriculture plays a vital role in sustaining our fertile land for future generations.

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  • Thim Throm schools receives SAP awards

    Thimphu: The School Agriculture Programme (SAP) organized an award ceremony for SAP annual literary winners of Thim Throm schools on 27 November.

    The Programme Coordinator, Mr. BB Rai informed the gathering of students, teachers and officials on the status of the annual awards. He said that the national award was awarded during the World Food Day which was held at Sakteng, Trashigang on October 16. The certificates and cash prizes for the winners were sent through the post; however for the schools in Thim Throm, the awards are being given in person. The Thim Throm schools have bagged 25% of total SAP literary awards for the current academic year. The winning students were from Dechencholing HSS, Mothithang HSS, Loseling MSS, Jigme Namgyel LSS and Taba PS.

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  • Shortlisted Candidates Announcement

    The ARDC Samtenling is pleased to announce the short-listed candidates for the post of Farm Attendant (ESP) as detailed below:


    Sl. NoName of ApplicantCID NoPlace of PostingInterview Schedule
    1Budhi Man Monger21301000119ARDC SamtenlingVenue: ARDC, Conference hall Samtenling

    Date: 03/12/2019
    Time: 10:30AM

    2Mon Bdr Rai11305001009
    3Karna Bahadur Rai11307001017
    4Geeta Adhikari11308000591
    5Khando Lhamo 10306001345
    6Kamala Dungyel11308000455
    7Kedar Nath Dungana11308001458
    8Poonam Gurung31306000070
    9Prem Lal Acharya11206001647
    10Ran Bdr Tiwari11315000920
    11Rohan Rai11301001354
    12Sabitri Kami11214003468
    13Suk Maya Rai11301002778
    14Tshering Norbu11803001006
    15Tandin Wangchuk11804001024
    16Tshewang Rinzin11506005378

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  • MoU signed between Department of Agriculture and JICA

    25 November, Thimphu:  A memorandum of understanding was signed for general grant aid titled, ‘Project for Improvement of Farm Machinery for Hiring Services of Tillage (Phase 2) between the Department of Agriculture (DoA), Gross National Happiness Commission (GNHC) and JICA. It will improve the accessibility to hiring services for farmers and agricultural productivity by providing farm machineries, thereby contributing to improve food security.

    “Since the primary mandate for the Agriculture Production Division is to enhance the production for food security, food self-sufficiency, youth engagement and enterprise promotion, the project will immensely benefit the division”, said Ms. Kinlay Tshering, the Director for DoA.

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