• Category Archives DoFPS
  • Tender for supply of animal feeds for FY 2020-21

    The Royal Manas National Park, Gelephu is pleased to invite sealed bids from the eligible suppliers for the supply of animal feeds for FY 2020-21.

    Tender documents in hard copy should be submitted within 7th August 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 for bid form and SBD

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  • Tender for WFD 2020-2021

    Wangdue Forest Division (WFD), Lobesa is pleased to invite sealed quotations from eligible suppliers holding valid trade for the following supplies for the 2020-2021 financial year.

    1Supply of Annual Office Stationery
    2Supply of Plantation & Nursery items

    The tender document can be obtained from Adm. Section, Wangdue Forest Division, Lobesa w.e.f 27th July, 2020 during office hours. The last date for submission of tender is on 27th August, 2020 on or before 1:00 pm and will be opened on the same day at 2:30 pm at Wangdue Forest Division Conference hall, Lobesa. The earnest money is required along with the bids in the form of cash warrant/demand draft/Bank guarantee drawn in favour of the Chief Forestry Officer, Wangdue Division, Lobesa.

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  • AFoCO to help promote community forests and NWFPs

    8 July: The Gross National Happiness Commission (GNHC) and the Asian Forest Cooperation Organisation (AFoCO) signed a memorandum of understanding for the project title, ‘Sustainable Community-Based Enterprises for Improved Livelihood’ in presence of the implementing partner, Department of Forest and Park Services.

    The project aims to promote community forests and non-wood forest products (NWFPs) through community-based enterprises, develop alternative income sources for rural communities and enhance knowledge and technology on climate change adaptation through sustainable forest management.

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  • Assessment of Bhutan’s proposed Forest Reference Emission Level & Forest Reference Level

    Thimphu: The Technical Team from the Department of Forests & Park Services interacted with the Technical Assessment Team from the UNFCCC on the Bhutan’s proposed Forest Reference Emission Level (FREL) & Forest Reference Level (FRL) from 22nd June to 26th June and additional day on 2nd July. The proposed Forest Reference Emission Level and Forest Reference Level were developed by the technical team from FRMD and WMD and was submitted to UNFCCC in January 2020. The FREL & FRL (once assessment is completed) will provide the baseline estimates on annual emissions of carbon dioxides (CO2) from forests and annual net sequestration of CO2 by forests of Bhutan respectively.

    As per the submission, the assessment of FREL & FRL were carried out by experts nominated by UNFCCC. The assessment was conducted via virtual online exchanges which started at 6:00 PM Bhutan time. During the online exchanges, clarifications were sought by the Assessment Team on the FREL & FRL while technical Team from Bhutan also sought advices from the experts on the FREL & FRL. Overall, the Assessment Team commended on the FREL & FRL submission from Bhutan and suggested few changes on the proposed FREL & FRL for consistency and future reporting. Accordingly, the Technical Team from DoFPS will now work in improving the FREL & FRL based on the recommendations from the Assessment Team of UNFCCC. The technical team from Bhutan was led by Hon’ble Director, DoFPS and consisted of two Chiefs and officials from FRMD and WMD.

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  • The DoFPS organized it’s first virtual meeting

    2 July, Thimphu: The Department of Forests and Park Services (DoFPS) organized the first virtual meeting with the field Chief Forestry Officers (CFO) yesterday. The meeting was chaired by the Director and attended by the advisor and chiefs of the functional divisions. The CFO from the divisional forest offices based in Thimphu were also present for the virtual meeting in the DoFPS conference hall.

    The main agenda for the meeting was to get an update on the status of COVID duty from the field, discuss the RCSC’s Organizational Development Exercise (ODE) recommendations and other pertinent issues from the field. The virtual meet was conducted using the Google Meet, a package in G-Suite.

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