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  • Submission of Bio-Fertilizer/Soil Conditioner Demand for FY2018 -19 to NSSC

    In order to execute the Implementation Framework and Guidelines for Supply of Bio-fertilizers in the country to address the needs for organic production and set a system of procurement and supply, the National Soil Services Centre, Simtokha has been directed to procure and supply bio-fertilizers from the next cropping season. As such, the NSSC is in the process of compiling the bio-fertilizer requirements for the fiscal year 2018-19. Therefore, all Dzongkhags / RDCs are requested to submit your indents for bio-fertilizers/soil conditioners with NSSC before the end of January 2018.

    Please be informed that the demanded bio-fertilizers must be lifted on cash payment soon after you are notified on their availability at NSSC. Your indent may be submitted in the following format:

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  • Agriculture Ministry receives Farm Road construction machineries

    Ambassador Kenji Hiramatsu hands over the euipment to Sanam Lyonpo
    Ambassador Kenji Hiramatsu hands over the euipment to Sanam Lyonpo

    August 7, Bumthang: His Excellency, the Ambassador Kenji Hiramatsu handed over a heavy fleet of earth moving machineries to the Agriculture Lyonpo, Yeshey Dorji. The machineries included 30 excavators, 20 backhoes and other important equipment worth of about Nu. 445 million. This support is largest in the history of Ministry of Agriculture and Forests.

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  • SAP Literary and Poster Competition-2017

    School Agriculture Programme (SAP), coordinated by Department of Agriculture (DoA), MoAF and Department of School Education (DSE), MoE is pleased to announce the Literary and Poster Competition for SAP Schools.

    Terms and Conditions: Both Essays and Posters should be hand written in A4 paper with clear address (name, class and school, contact details written at the back of the paper).

    Interested schools are requested to send only the best 3 essays & posters for each category. The articles or entries should be submitted on or before 15th September, 2017. The winners will be announced on 16th October, 2017 and awarded with Cash Prizes and Certificate. The articles or entries can be sent either through post address to SAP Coordinator, Agriculture Production Division, DoA, MoAF or Fax (02-325837) or email to anjlsubba@gmail.com. For any inquiry, contact at 17607471 or 16902410 during office hours.

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  • DoA Director visits farmer groups in Bumthang

    A50X9890August 5, Bumthang: The Director for Department of Agriculture (DoA) accompanied by senior officials met with successful farmer groups. This was the first visit of Director after being appointed as the head for DoA.

    The team first visited Phuntsho Rabten Kewa Tshogpa. It was established in 2011 with seven members. They cultivate and process potato chips and market them in Bumthang. One of the group members said they sell around 1000 packets of chips with an approximate earning of Nu. 30,000/month.

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