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  • Training on Vaccination and Deworming for Poultry Entrepreneurs

    Participants at Tsirang with the resource persons

    The Department of Livestock conducted a ten days training titled “Training on vaccination and deworming for poultry entrepreneurs” at Sampheling geog centre, Chukha (for Samtse & Chukha Dzongkhags, 2 – 11 June 2014) and at Damphu, Tsirang for Sarpang and Tsirang Dzongkhags (16 – 25 June 2014) for the poultry entrepreneurs. This training was conducted in collaboration with the Drug Regulatory Authority of Bhutan and implemented jointly by the National Centre for Animal Health and Regional Livestock Development Centres (Tsimasham and Wangdue).

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  • Training on Approach to Clinical Examination in Veterinary Practice

    A 10 days in-service training on “Approach to Clinical Examination in Veterinary Practice” for Eastern region is underway at Mongar w.e.f. 16-25th June 2014. The Refresher Course Training is organized by Regional Livestock Development Centre, Khangma and is being attended by 47 participants from the field working in Geog Centres and DVHs of Lhuntse, Mongar, TrashiYangtse, Trashigang, Pemagatshel and SamdrupJongkhar Dzongkhags.

    The training is aimed primarily at Field Extension Officers (para-veterinarians), working in Geog Centres and DVHs. The in-service training courses is designed to refresh participants’ knowledge and understanding of core principles in each discipline, as well as discuss any important recent advances.

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  • Departments and Agencies sign performance agreements with Ministry

    Hon’ble Lyonpo and Dasho Secretary exchanging the signed PA

    Thimphu, 20 June: In order to ensure a sustainable and adequate access to food and natural resources, the Departments and agencies signed performance agreements (PA) with the Ministry, an important mechanism to ensure accountability and help inculcate a performance based culture at all levels of government. PA includes the key objectives, priorities, actions, success indicators and target for respective offices for the financial year July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015.

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  • Awareness Program for Youth Cooperative

    A day long awareness program on cooperatives was conducted as a part of group formation and registration process for Thimphu based Youth Co-operative at the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Conference Hall on 18 June 2014. Some 21 youths who are currently unemployed and are living in Thimphu after their studies have come together to form a youth based co-operative. The main objective of the co-operative is to create enabling environment for the youth towards generating self employment and also inculcate a sense of savings and credit amongst youths. Their main focus of the business will be agriculture and livestock based businesses.

    This cooperative has been formed by these 21 youths currently living in Thimphu
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  • Farmers learn about Fruit Thinning and Harvesting Techniques

    20 June 2014, RC Wengkhar: A total of 35 orchard owners completed their final round of crop management training under the Systematic Training and Orchard Development Program for the 2013-14 Financial Year.

    The current batch of orchard owners have already undergone two rounds of training- Awareness on Available Technologies and Fruit Cultivation Practices. The recent training is specifically imparted on fruit thinning and harvesting of temperate and subtropical fruit plants. The training comprised of both in-house theoretical sessions and hands – on practice in the research and farmers’ fields.

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