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  • Critically Endangered Chinese Pangolin rescued and released into its natural habitat in Tsirang

    1The forestry staff of Tsirang Forest Division recently rescued a critically endangered female Chinese pangolin. Upon receipt of information it had an injury, a team of forestry staff rushed to the site wherein the Pangolin had been brought to the Division Forest Office compound for further treatment and monitoring. According to Mr. Kinley, Sr. Forest Ranger who led the team said “The injured pangolin has been found in its defensive (rolled) position which is a normal habit when it comes across other creatures”. With the support of a local resident, the victim was brought to Damphu for treatment and management.

    Of the eight species of pangolin occurring globally, four species are seen in Asia whereby Bhutan harbours a good habitat for Chinese and Indian pangolins. Chinese Pangolin is reported from Bhutan, China, Hong Kong, India, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Nepal, Taiwan, Province of China, Thailand and Vietnam. However, as per the International Union for Conservation of Nature its population is in drastic decline as a result of poaching and illegal trade.

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  • Vacancy re-announcement

    The Nature Conservation Division, DoFPs, MoAF is recruiting1 (One) ESP for Wildlife Rescue and Rehab Unit, NCD at Taba, as per the approval of the RCSC letter No. RCSC/HRMD/7/2016/3082 dated 24 March, 2016. The application should be submitted to the Chief Forestry Officer, Nature Conservation Division, DoFPS, Taba on or before 20th April, 2018 with the following set of documents and should be meet the following criteria:

    1. Applicant should be a Bhutanese national (preferably a male candidate as job deals mostly with physical/handling of wildlife)
    2. Age between 18-40 years old.
    3. Medical fitness certificate.
    4. Security clearance for employment.
    5. Application (mention contact no.).
    6. Citizen ID card photocopy.
    7. If employed NOC from parent organization.
    8. Employment Application Form (Annexure 4/1 RCSC Web).

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  • Shortlisted candidates for ESP

    As per the announcement made in MoAF website on dated 13th March 2018, the Thimphu Forest Division, DoFPS is pleased to announce the shortlisted candidates for the post of ESP as details mentioned below:

    Note: The shortlisted candidates are requested to report for the Selection Interview as scheduled above, failing which his/her selection will not be entertained. The following documents must be produced in original during the time of interview:

    1. Citizen Identity Card
    2. Valid Medical Fitness Certificate original
    3. Valid Approved Security Clearance
    4. No objection letter if employee
    5. Other Certificate of Experiences/ Excellence if any

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  • Vacancy re-announcement

    The Office of Chief Forestry Officer, SamdrupJongkhar would like to announce the following vacant post:

    The application should be submitted to the administration section on or before 9th April, 2018 before 5 PM with the following set of documents and should meet the following criteria.

    1: The applicant should be a Bhutanese National.

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