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  • International Biodiversity Day observed at Buli, Zhemgang

    The International Biodiversity Day was observed on 22nd May at Buli Central School, Zhemgang. The main objective of observing the day was to create awareness on the importance of biodiversity conservation and to recognize the important role of farmers as custodians of our agrobiodiversity. The day included a seed fair by farmers, an exhibition and a quiz on Bhutan’s biodiversity by the National Biodiversity Centre (NBC). Farmers from Buli and nearby gewogs participated in the seed fair and students took part in the quiz.

    In addition, a book titled “Biodiversity Statistics of Bhutan 2017” published by NBC, was launched during the day. The book reports for the first time, a total of 11,248 species of all biodiversity groups found in Bhutan namely 5114 species under the Kingdom Animalia, 5369 species under the Kingdom Plantae, 690 species of fungus, 55 species under the Kingdom Chromista, 18 species of Eubacteria, and two species of protozoa under the Kingdom Protista.

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  • Announcement for Lateral Transfer

    The Ministry of Agriculture & Forests is pleased to announce the following vacancy on lateral transfer as detailed below:

    S/No.Position TitlePosition LevelQualificationNo. of PostPlace of PostingSuper Structure
    1Biodiversity Supervisor IIS2 ADiploma in Forestry1National Herbarium Program Section, Botanical Diversity Collection Division, NBC, SerbithangTechnical Service

    Interested in-service candidate who are within the same Super Structure Group and fulfilling the criteria as per Chapter 14 of BCSR 2018 may apply to the Human Resource Division, Directorate Services, MoAF, Thimphu  latest  by May 22, 2019.

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  • Notice inviting re-tender

    The National Biodiversity Centre, Serbithang is pleased to invite sealed bids from eligible supplier for the supply of Lab Equipments for AnGR Section, under National Biodiversity Centre, Serbithang.

    The tender documents can be downloaded from the link provided below:

    Last date of submission: not later than 11am on 09th May, 2019

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