• Category Archives DoFPS
  • Drone demonstration to enhance the National Forest Monitoring System

    25-27 November, Haa: Nineteen foresters from functional and field divisions under the forestry department and 2 officials from WWF Bhutan are attending the capacity building program on how a drone can be effectively used for monitoring of forest and wildlife habitat.

    The program is mainly focused on the demonstration of drone operation and post-processing of data captured by drones to be used for monitoring and planning.

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  • Royal Manas National Park wins award for doubling the tiger population

    The Royal Manas National Park received the Tiger Conservation Excellence Award on November 23. The Manas Tiger Reserve in India also received the same award. The award marks the 10-year anniversary of all 13 tiger range countries who committed to double the wild tiger population by 2022 through the strategy TX2.

    The tiger population in the Royal Manas National Park increased from 12 in 2008 to 26 in 2018 and from nine in 2010 to 25 in 2018 in the Manas Tiger Reserve.

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  • Tender for Supply of Camera Trap & SD Card

    The Royal Manas National Park, Gelephu is pleased to invite sealed bids from the eligible bidders for the supply of Camera Trap & SD Card.

    Tender documents in hard copy should be submitted within 30th November 2020 before 2 PM at RMNP, Gelephu and will be opened at 3 PM on the same day at the office of the Chief Forestry Officer, RMNP, Gelephu.

    Please click here to download SBD

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  • Over 16 Royal Enfield bikes handed over to DoFPS

    10 November, Thimphu: The Project Management Unit (PMU) of the project titled “Enhancing Sustainability and Climate Resilience of Forest and Agricultural Landscape and Community Livelihoods in Bhutan”, handed over 16 Royal Enfield bikes to the Department of Forest and Park Services (DoFPS) in kind support to enhance mobility facilities within Forest Management Units (FMU) located within the Project Landscape in the country.

    The bikes were handed over by the Hon’ble Director of Gross National Happiness Commission (GNHC) to the Hon’ble Director of DoFPS in presence of FMU In-charges and officials from the PMU on 10th November, 2020 in Thimphu. The bikes thus provided shall be used to further enhance the monitoring and patrolling activities within FMUs, which is one of the important components of sustainable management of FMUs.

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