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  • MoAF celebrates Civil Service Award Day

    award-recipients-with-the-honble-dasho-secretaryDecember 16, Thimphu: The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF) celebrated the ‘Civil Service Award Day’ at the conference hall of the Royal Institute of Health Sciences.

    The Chief Guest, Dasho Rinzin Dorji, the Hon’ble Agriculture and Forests Secretary awarded the gold, silver and bronze medals to the RNR staff in recognition of their distinguished and meritorious services of 30, 20 and 10 years. Also present at the ceremony were the departmental and agencies heads and senior officials.

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  • Second National Codex Committee Meeting

    1December 14, Thimphu: The Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) organised the second National Codex Committee (NCC) meeting under the chairmanship of Dasho Rinzin Dorji, the Agriculture and Forests Secretary. The NCC members from the Department of Public Health, Bhutan Chambers of Commerce and Industries, Department of Trade, Thimphu Thromde, Department of Livestock, Department of Agriculture and BAFRA attended the meeting.

     Bhutan being one of the member states of Codex Alimentarius Commission, it is obligatory that a country needs to establish a NCC to function as a Technical Advisory Body relating to food standards and other food control matters. Accordingly, Bhutan legalised the establishment of NCC and its roles and responsibilities through Food Act of Bhutan 2005.

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  • Write-shop for Gender Mainstreaming and Knowledge Management Strategy Development

    img_2983A write-shop on strategy development for Gender Mainstreaming and Knowledge Management for the CARLEP programme is being organized from 12 to 18 December, 2018 at Lingmethang ARDSC, Mongar. The write-shop also sensitized the implementing partners of CARLEP on the importance of gender mainstreaming and knowledge management in the programme.

    Apart from recognising the importance of Gender Mainstreaming and Knowledge Management in the Programme, it is in line with CARLEP Project Design Report and the Aide Memoire of recently completed IFAD’s Supervision Mission.

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  • Darla officials receives military training on arms handling and uniform conduct

    cDecember 7 – 8, Chukha: After the Department of Forests and Park Services’ TOT on military training on arms handling and uniform conduct from October 24 to November 5 to 28 officials from various field divisions and park offices, Mr. Tenzin Choigay, a focal person from UWICE has successfully conducted two days training for the Darla Sub-center officials under UWICE.

    This training is a Department of Forests and Park Services’ effort to improve uniform code of conduct and arms handling. The training also inculcates a sense of responsibility, etiquette and office decorum for the forestry personnel.

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  • Clean journey to the work-place

    picture1In order to commemorate the 10th year of glorious reign of His Majesty the King, the Livestock Products Value Addition Centre, Serbethang, along-with the Turkey Breeding Farm, Wangchutaba, jointly observed the 9th December 2016, as the Cleaning Day.

    The team of eleven staff from these two centres, led by the Officer In-charge, LPVAC and Farm Manager, Turkey Farm, began the cleaning campaign from the entry gate at Wangchutaba. The entry gate, which is also the city bus waiting point, had a huge amount of trash, rampantly thrown around.  The four & half kilometre stretch, from the entry gate to the worksite at Serbethang, was cleaned for trashes, consisting of papers, rags, linens, plastic etc in and around the road stretch; for which motto adopted was ‘Clean Journey to the workplace’.

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