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  • Vacancy Re-announcement

    The last date for submission of application for the vacancy of security guard under ESP advertised in Kuensel issue of 6th April 2016 is hereby extended till 10 am of 26th May 2016 2016 and selection interview will be held on same day at 2:30 pm in the office of the Program Director, Agriculture Machinery Centre, Paro.

    1. Security Guard for AMTC, AMC, Paro
    2. Security Guard for RAMC, Samtenling, Sarpang

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  • Agriculture Curriculum for the Secondary Schools reviewed

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    April 25-29, Paro: To create awareness on the self-employment opportunity in Agriculture sector as a long term vision and to supplement nutritious foods for the school children as an immediate objective, the Agriculture for Food Security (AgFS) curriculum has been introduced from classes IX to XII as an optional subject. It has been observed that AgFS is one of the most popular subjects and opted in class IX and X. Currently, there are 39 Secondary Schools implementing the AgFS subjects with about 2200 students.

    A team of subject specialists from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Ministry of Education and Royal Education Council (REC) reviewed the AgFS contents at Drugyel during a weeklong workshop. It was organised by REC and Department of Agriculture with fund support from WFP. The consolidated curriculum will be handed over to the Ministry of Education for further directives.

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  • Ministers visit the Kilkhorthang water reservoir construction sites

    HE Lyonpo visit to Kilkhorthang water reservoir construction sites
    Lyonpo visits Kilkhorthang water reservoir construction site

    May 1, 2016: The Kilkhorthang water reservoir construction in Rubesa Gewog was visited by the Minister of Health and Minister of Agriculture and Forests. The initial investment was Nu. 460,049 and the Funding Agency was the College of Natural Resources through the Climate Change Resilient and Livelihood Program (ICIMOD) and implemented by Geog Administration of Rubesa Gewog, Wangdue.

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  • Hon’ble Lyonpo meets Agriculture Staff and farmers at RDC Bajo and Nahi

    HE Lyonpo meet with four dzongkhag Agriculture extension officer at Bajo
    HE Lyonpo met with the four Dzongkhag Agriculture Officers and Extension agents at Bajo

    30 April, 2016: Bajo– A general meeting took place between the Hon’ble Minister of Agriculture and Forests and the four District Agriculture Officers and geog agriculture extension officers of the four Dzongkhags of Wangdue, Punakha, Gasa and Trongsa.

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