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  • Bhutanese Farmer wins the Agriculturalist Award 2019

    A Bhutanese Dairy Farmer, Ms. Chimmi Dema, an aspiring dairy farmer from Gogona, Wangduephodrang received a prestigious FAO’s “Model Agriculturalists” award on 18th October 2019 at the FAO Regional Office for Asia and Pacific in Bangkok, Thailand.The Assistant Director General of FAO RAP presented the FAO’s annual Asia-Pacific award to Ms. Chimmi Dema and four other Asian and Pacific farmers for their outstanding achievements in agriculture and food production.

    Ms. Chimi Dema is a progressive dairy farmer in Gogona under Gangtey gewog in Wangdue Phodrang. She is an active member and also serves as the dairy technician at the Milk Processing Unit (MPU) of Gogona Gonor Yargay Chethuen Detshen. Finding dairy enterprise as a promising enterprise for cash income generation, she and her husband planned to strengthen their dairy business last year (2018). They applied for a Priority Sector Lending (PSL) loan to build and expand their dairy farming business. With the loan from the PSL, they build an improved dairy shed and bought 20 Holstein Friesian dairy cows. With the addition of these dairy cows, the milk supply to the MPU has increased and this has helped the Gogona Gonor Yargay Chethuen Detshen to supply more dairy products to consumers in Wangduephodrang and in Thimphu.

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  • Notice Inviting Quotation for FY2019-2020

    The Regional  Livestock Development Centre, under Department of Livestock, Ministry of  Agriculture and Forests, Tsimasham would like to invite sealed quotations from the eligible National suppliers for the Supply of  Liquid Nitrogen 2 tools and equipments for  the Fiscal year 2019-2020. The bidding documents are available in the office from 21st October  to 3rd  November 2019 or downloaded from here

     Last date & Time for submission of Bids: 4th November 2019 on or before 3.00pm

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  • Re-tender at NPRDC

    National Poultry Research & Development Center under Department of Livestock, Ministry of Agriculture & Forests, Sarpang would like to invite sealed quotations from eligible national bidders for the following supplies for the Fiscal Year 2019-20: Hatchery spare parts, electrical, plumbing, office stationaries and vehicle spare parts.

    Last date & Time for submission of Bids: 4th November 2019 on or before 11:00 AM BST

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  • Interview result for ESP

    The Management of Regional Pig and Poultry Breeding Centre, Lingmethang is pleased to announce the selection Interview result for the post of ESP (Animal Attendants) held on 15th October, 2019 at RPPBC Conference hall.

    The following are the interview results:

    Sl. NoName of the candidateCID NoPost Applied forTotal Marks (%)Remarks
    1Dorji Dema10711002559Animal Attendants0Absents during Interview
    2Rinchen Lhamo10713000280Animal Attendants75.66%Selected
    3Jigme Singay10712001042Animal Attendants80.33%selected
    4Dorji Wangmo10702000138Animal Attendants67.66%Stand by
    5Dorji Dema10711000517Animal AttendantsAbsents during interview

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  • Longest livestock serving civil servant superannuates

    Pemagatshel: The livestock fraternity of Pemagatshel hosted a farewell dinner for Mr. Cheku Wangchuk who served at the Department of Livestock for 39 years and six months. He superannuated on October 9. More than the dinner, it was a moment to applauds and appreciate him on the successful completion of his tenure as a civil servant. It was really an emotional moment for the livestock friends who congratulated him for serving the government with full dedication and commitment.

    The Deputy Chief Dzongkhag Livestock Officer congratulated him for being one of the role models who has inspired many livestock friends during his service. On behalf of the livestock fraternity, he wished Mr. Cheku a happy superannuation and post retirement success.

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