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  • 3 July 2017: Birth Anniversary of Guru Rinpoche: National Holiday in Bhutan

    The World largest Guru Padmasambhava Statue at Takila, Lhuentse
    The World largest Guru Padmasambhava Statue at Takila, Lhuentse

    3 July 2017 is a Public Holiday in Bhutan to observe the Birth Anniversary of Guru Rinpoche. It is celebrated on the tenth day of the sixth lunar month, which typically falls in June or July in the Gregorian calendar and this year on 3 July. Guru Rinpoche, also known as Guru Padmasambhava, brought Buddhism to Bhutan.

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  • Shortlisted Candidates for Posts of Farm Labourers- ARDC Wengkhar

    As per the reannouncement made here on the MoAF website dated 13 June 2017, ARDC Wengkhar, Mongar, is pleased to announce the shortlisted applicants/candidates for the posts of Farm Labourers.

    The following shortlisted applicants are requested to report to ARDC Wengkhar on 5 July 2017 at 9.30 AM for the final selection interview:

    SlNo.Name of applicantGenderCId Copy/ NoPost applied for:
    1Pema DekiFemale11509002227ESP
    5Sangay DemaFemale11504002709ESP
    6Tshering LhamoFemale11503000477ESP
    7Dorji TshewangMale10902001516ESP
    10Phuntsho WangmoFemale11503000764ESP

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  • Revised selling price of Fertilisers

    The National Seed Centre notifies of the revised selling price of fertilisers with effect from 01/07/2017 based on the import price and approved pricing modality as detailed below:

    Sl NoParticularUnitPrevious selling price (Nu/pack)Revised selling price            (Nu./pack)
    1Suphala (NPK 15:15:15)50 kg pack           1785.00           1870.00
    2Suphala (NPK 15:15:15)20 kg pack             730.00             780.00
    3Suphala (NPK 15:15:15)10 kg pack             Nil             400.00
    4Suphala (NPK 15:15:15)5 kg pack             Nil             205.00
    5Urea (46 % N )50 kg pack             938.00             990.00
    6Urea (46% N )20 kg pack             Nil             420.00
    7Urea (46% N )10 kg pack           200.00             220.00
    8Urea (46% N )5 kg pack             Nil.00             115.00
    9SSP (16% P2O)50 kg pack           930.00             985.00
    10MOP (60% K2O)50 kg pack         1980.00           2145.00
    11Borax (20% Boron minimum)5 kg pack           870.00             945.00
    12Bone Meal50 kg pack         2840.00           2840.00

    Therefore all concerns are requested to kindly take note of the above revised selling price of the fertilisers and comply accordingly.

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  • MoAF and REDCL sign MoU on Providing Financial Support for Cottage and Small Industries under RNR Sector

    The MoU was signed by the Hon'ble MoAF Secretary and the CEO of REDCL in the presence of the Hon'ble MoAF Minister
    The MoU was signed by the Hon’ble MoAF Secretary and the CEO of REDCL in the presence of the Hon’ble MoAF Minister

    22 June 2017, Thimphu: A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests and the Rural Enterprise Development Corporation Limited (REDCL) today in Thimphu.

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