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  • 5 May 2017: Government Holiday- Zhabdrung Kuchoe

    Zhabdrung-Ngawang-NamgyelAll Government offices and schools in the Kingdom of Bhutan will be closed on Friday 5 May 2017 to observe the Death Anniversary of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel, the Unifier of Bhutan.

    Zhabdrung Kuchoe is observed on the tenth day of the third Bhutanese month. Zhabdrung Nawang Namgyel entered into meditation when he was 58 for 12 years at the Puna Dewai Chenpoi Phodrang in 1651.

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  • Research gearing towards building farmer’s capacity on Dairy Products Processing and Diversification

    Untitled-2March 19-27: Dairy Post-Production Research for Development continues to play a pivotal role to address liquid milk marketing constraints, so that farmers will continue to reap greater benefits from dairy farming. Hence, after successful training of farmers in Mongar, Samtse, Punakha among others, the technical team from National Dairy Research Centre (NDRC), Yusipang headed to East Central Region (Sarpang and Zhemgang) to train dairy farmers group members on dairy products processing and product diversification. It was conducted with the financial support from the Rural Livelihood Project (RLP), Zhemgang.

    Resource persons conducted hands on training for the members of the Lothuen Om Detshen, Sarpang for the production of yogurt, paneer, cottage cheese and ghee. They were also trained on the hygienic milk production as well as platform milk tests to inspect the quality of milk delivered to the milk processing unit (MPU).

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  • NDRC and BAOWE: Paving the way for a profitable future

    Untitled-1March 14-17, Zhemgang: The National Dairy Research Centre (NDRC), Yusipang collaborated with Bhutan Association of Women Entrepreneurs (BAOWE) to provide training on dairy products processing, diversification and packaging for Dairy farmer groups of Buli, Panbang, Trong, Ponchula, Tama and Tshalajong. The training was a part of the Project TA-BHU 9016, decentralised coordination and partnership for gender equality, funded by the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR 9155) through the ADB. The TA provides support for capacity building and exposure for women farmer groups in Zhemgang, Trashigang and Trongsa for various agricultural, livestock and medicinal plant activities.

    The resource persons from NDRC trained the BAOWE group members at the RNR centre of Samtenling, Gelephu. Participants were imparted theoretical lessons on production of clean milk at farmer level. Training also emphasised the importance of producing clean milk with low microbial levels on the final quality and shelf life of finished products as well as impact on human health. Participants were provided both theoretical and practical lessons on platform milk tests to be conducted while receiving milk from individual farmers. They were made aware of the need to conduct platform milk tests on all samples and the need to reject milk of poor quality was emphasised. Raw milk that passes all the platform milk tests is suitable for collection and supply to the processing unit for production of dairy products.

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  • 2nd May 2017: Birth Anniversary of 3rd Druk Gyalpo- National Holiday

    3rd_KingMay 2 is a Public holiday in Bhutan. It is the Birth Anniversary of the Third King of Bhutan. It is also celebrated as Teachers’ Day because it was the Third Druk Gyalpo who began the modernisation of the country and established a modern educational system.

    Druk Gyalpo Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, the Third Dragon King of Bhutan, was born on May 2, 1929. He succeeded to the throne in 1952, following the death of his father Jigme Wangchuck. The new Druk Gyalpo immediately began to take steps toward modernisation of Bhutan.

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  • Vacancy Announcement

    Regional Mithun Breeding Farm, Arong is pleased to announce vacancies for interested Bhutanese Nationals for the following post.

    Sl.no Position Title Category No.of Post Age limit Sex Place
    1 Pasture Attendant ESP 8 18-50 Male/Female RMBF, Arong
    2 Night Guard/Sweeper ESP 1 18-50 Male RMBF, Arong

     

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