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  • Notification on Prevention of Forest fires

    The Forest Fire Management Section, (FPED) of Department of Forest and Park Services would like to remind all concerned that with the onset of the dry season, all are requested to carry out forest fire preventive measures. This has become even more important since our country will be celebrating the 60th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the fourth Druk Gyalpo. So, all are requested to be extra vigilant especially during the Celebrations in order not to disrupt this important occasion.

    Towards this, we are pleased to attach a formal notification from the Hon’ble Director General, DoFPS.

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  • National REDD+ Safeguards Workshop and REDD+ Academy Training

    Opening session of the National REDD+ Safeguards workshop
    Opening session of the National REDD+ Safeguards workshop

    October 5-9, Paro: A national level workshop on REDD+ Safeguards and multiple benefits was organised at Namsaycholing Resort. The participants included the members of Technical Working Group (TWG) on Safeguards, members of other TWGs for REDD+ Program in Bhutan and other relevant stakeholders.

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  • Jomolhari Mountain Festival concluded successfully

    Winners of the 2015 horse race
    Winners of the 2015 horse race

    October 7-8, Thimphu: The third annual Jomolhari Mountain Festival was held at Dangochong, near Jomolhari base camp. It was organised by Jigme Dorji National Park in collaboration with the communities of Soe Yutoe, Soe Yaksa, Nubri and Jomolhari School. The Director General of the Department of Forest and Park Services graced the festival as the Chief guest where more than 150 people from the Jomolhari region gathered to witness and participate in the event. Besides the local people, the turnout of the foreign tourist for the festival has increased as compared to the previous years.

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  • Vacancy Announcement

    The Management of Phrumsengla National Park is pleased to invite application from Bhutanese nationals for the post of 1 no. sweeper under ESP category for PNP headquarter, Ura Bumthang.

    1. Age between 18-40 years old
    2. Applicant should be a Bhutanese national.
    3. Criteria: Medical fitness certificate.
    4. Security clearance Certificate for employment
    5. Application (mention contact no.)
    6. Submit an application with the following documents
    7. Citizen ID card copy
    8. If employed NOC from parent organization
    9. Employment application form (Annexure 4/1)

    Only shortlisted candidate will be called for interview on 30th October 2015 at PNP  HQ and the selected candidates will be appointed the effect from 1.9.2015 with the monthly consolidated salary of Nu. 7000.00 and other benefits as per existing RCSC rules and regulations.

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  • Third National Park Conference held

    Launching of field manual for National Snow leopard Survey
    Launching of field manual for National Snow leopard Survey

    1-3 October, Thimphu: The three days, National Park conference with the theme ‘paradigm shift in Protected Area Management System in Bhutan’ was organised by Wildlife Conservation Division at Royal Botanical Park, Lampelri. The Launching of the Park Conference was graced by Hon’ble MoAF Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji accompanied by Dasho Ritu Raj; Hon’ble chair of Environment Committee from National Assembly, Dr. Genevieve Boyreau; World Bank’s Resident Representative and senior country economist for Bhutan, Ms. Niamh Collier-Smith, Dy. Resident Representative of UNDP, Representatives from WWF Bhutan Programme, Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation and the senior officials from the Ministry.

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