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  • Vacancy: Farm Attendant and Tractor Driver at ARDC Bajo

    Agriculture Research and Development Centre (ARDC) Bajo re-invite applications from the interested Bhutanese Nationals for the below mentioned vacant post under ESP category.

    SlNoName of PostCategoryslotAge

    Limit

    GenderPlacementRemarks
    1Farm AttendantESP318-50bothARDC Bajo
    2Farm AttendantESP818-50bothADTC, Chhimipang
    3Tractor DriverESP218-50MaleADTC, ChhimipangHaving valid tractor driving license
     Total13  

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  • A new indigenous citrus variety identified from Bhutan

    picture1As a part of the study of Phylogenetic Relationships of Citrus and its relatives (focusing on Indigenous Citrus of Bhutan), Tshering Penjor, Principal Research Officer at the ARDC Wengkhar, DoA, MoAF in collaboration with researchers Takashi Mimura, Nobuhiro Kotoda, Ryoji Matsumoto, Atsushi J Nagano, Mie N honjo, Hiroshi Kudoh, Masashi Yamamoto and Yukio Nagano from the University of Kagoshima and University of Saga, Japan identified a new type of wild citrus.

    Locally known as “Kagati” morphologically similar to Mexican lime is found to be genetically different from Mexican lime according to the study. The new identification now called “Himalayan Lime” is found to be a hybrid of Citron and Mandarin where as Mexican lime is a hybrid of Citron and Papeda.

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  • Shortlisted Candidates and Interview Schedule

    In line with the endorsement of the Ministry during its 257th HRC Meeting held on 20th December 2016, the Ministry is pleased to announce the following shortlisted candidates and the selection interview schedule for the post of Technician, S3 A (nine slots) under Department of Agriculture announced twice on 7th November and 30th November 2016.

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  • Vacancy Announcement

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is pleased to announce the following vacant positions under Department of Agriculture.

    Interested in-service civil servants who meet the eligible criteria may apply. For eligibility criteria, please refer section 13.7.3.2 of the Promotion Rules and Regulation, BCSR 2012, available at the RCSC website (www. rcsc.gov.bt) and section 47 of Bhutan Civil Service Act, 2010.

    Position TitleDivisionPL/SLNo. of PostMinimum Qualification RequiredProfessional Training RequirementRemarks
    Chief Agriculture/ Horticulture OfficerAgriculture Research & Extension Division (ARED)P1 A1B.Sc in Agriculture/ HorticultureAppropriate training in Agriculture/Horticulture Production, and Programme, Planning and ManagementIn-service
    Chief Agriculture/ Horticulture OfficerAgriculture Production Division (APD)1

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