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  • Commemorative plantation to be held in Tsirang

    The Tsirang Forest Division in collaboration with the Dzongkhag Administration will be carrying out commemorative plantation coinciding with the Social Forestry Day celebration on June 2. The Division will be establishing commemorative plantation in an area covering 9.8 acres above the National Football Stadium, Damphu basically to convert the degraded forest into manmade high value forests by planting local valuable species like Champ for meeting the future timber requirements.

    The Veteran Lam Neten, Tsirang Dratsang has kindly agreed to grace the occasion as the Chief Guest. Dasho Drangpon, Dasho Dzongrab, the sector heads from Tsirang, representatives from different regional offices, principals, students, Gup, Magmi and tshogpa of the neighbouring geogs and the staff of the Forestry Department will take part in the tree planting activities.

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  • Social Forestry Day 2015 Message from Hon’ble Lyonpo



    Our forest plantation record dates back to the late 1940s when the first plantation was carried out in Gelephu in an area of 3.20 acres.  The annual tree planting tradition of the Department was re-enforced with the declaration of June 2 as the Social Forestry Day in 1985 to commemorate the coronation of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo, who is a visionary environmentalist.  On this day, the nation comes together as a family to plant saplings and share the values of planting trees for a healthy local environment and also enriching wildlife habitats.

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  • MoU signed between DoFPS and KREI

    The President for KREI and the Director General for DoFPS signing the MoU
    The President for KREI and the Director General for DoFPS signing the MoU

    May 27, Thimphu: To enhance the programs in forestry and natural resources, the Department of Forests and Park Services (DoFPS) and the Korea Rural Economic Institute (KREI), Republic of Korea signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at the Terma Linka Hotel. Dr. Choi Sei-Kyun, the President for KREI and Mr. Chencho Norbu, the Director General for DoFPS represented the two agencies.

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  • Internal Memo on Social Forestry Day 2015

    On the  occasion  of Social  Forestry   Day coinciding  with  Coronation  Day of our  Fourth  Druk Gyalpo, Jigme Singye Wangchuck, the Department of Forests and Park Services under Ministry of Agriculture    and    Forests    is   establishing   60   acres    plantation   above    Samarzingkha    to commemorate the 60th Birth Anniversary of our Beloved Druk Gyalpo Jigme Singye Wangchuck.

    All the  officials working  in different  agencies  under  Ministry  of Agriculture  and  Forests  are urged  to celebrate the  day  by planting  trees  and  attend  to the  ceremony  without  fail. All are requested to bring along their own planting tools.

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