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  • Livestock Department and Kasetsart University joins hands together

    The Hon'ble Lyonpo handing over the signed LoU to the University Dean
    The Hon’ble Lyonpo handing over the signed LoU to the University Dean

    August 25, Thimphu: The Department of Livestock and Kasetsart University, Thailand signed a letter of understanding (LoU) to promote long term scientific and technical collaboration in livestock field.  The University has the biggest teaching veterinary hospital with advanced treating facilities for animals which is expected to help Bhutan in enhancing its existing capacity.

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  • Inauguration of Farm Shops

    FS Thrimshing 225 August: From 7 August till 17 August, 2015, ten Farm Shops were inaugurated in the east Dzongkhags. Hon’ble Zhabtog Lyonpo Dorji Choden, Minister for Works and Human Settlements inaugurated the Thrimshing & Khaling farm shops while the other eight Farm shops were opened by Dasho Dzongdags, Dasho Dungpas and respective Gups of the Gewogs.

    Other dignitaries present during the occasion were officials from the Dzongkhag including RNR sector heads, Geog Administration Officials and representative from RAMCO, Regional and Depot Managers from Samdrup Jongkhar & nearest FCBL depots and the farmers of the locality.

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  • National Seed Centre’s website launched

    With a simple ceremony the Program Director and the staff of National Seed Centre (NSC) have launched NSC’s website on 19th August, 2015 in Paro. The day was marked as one of the special days in the history of the centre. The objective of developing and launching of centre’s website is to create awareness for the clients and general public on the available seeds, seedlings and fertilisers, provide information on the latest prices and stock updates on regular basis.  Therefore, all our viewers are requested to access the website at www.nsc.gov.bt for further details, information and services.

    We serve agriculture through “Quality SEEDS

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  • Intensive Training on Farm Mechanisation for Extension Officers

    PD, AMC addressing the participants
    PD, AMC addressing the participants

    22 August, Paro: The crop intensification and, agriculture commercialisation is accorded high priority by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF) to realise the Royal Government’s policy of Food self-sufficiency. The Agriculture Machinery Centre (AMC), Department of Agriculture (DoA) in its support towards realising this policy initiated various activities under farm mechanisation.

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