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  • Handing Taking of Forest Plantation by NRDCL

    A50X9685 (1)November 9, Thimphu: The Hon’ble Chairman of the Druk Holding Investments (DHI), Dasho Sangay Khandu handed over the raised forest plantations of various species having commercial value to the Hon’ble Agriculture Secretary, Dasho Tenzing Dendup in commemoration to the 60th Birth Anniversary of the 4th Druk Gyalpo.

    From a total of 4206.86 acres of recent plantation, a total of 2177.83 acres of established plantation was handed over to the Department of Forest and Park Services.

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    A50X9584November 8 Thimphu: The Letter of Understanding (LoU) between the Department of Agriculture (DoA), Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Bhutan with Kasetsart University, Thailand was signed by Mr. Nim Dorji, the Director General of DoA and Mr. Sajjaanantakul, Dean, Faculty of Agro Industry, Kasetsart University in presence of the Hon’ble Agriculture Lyonpo, Yeshey Dorji. The LoU was signed for scientific and technical collaboration.

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    November 8 Paro: The Hon’ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Agriculture Minister handed over 10 power tillers to the representative Gups of 10 geogs in Paro Dzongkhag. With this distribution, the 205 geogs in Bhutan have now an each power tiller for the hiring services.

    To commemorate the 60th Birth anniversary, the Agriculture and Machinery Centre, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests also organised a three days free repair services of power tiller from 6-8 November 2015.

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  • Diary of Hon’ble Lyonpo’s visit to Mongar, Bumthang and Lhuentse

    Dechenpelrithang sheep farm
    Dechenpelrithang sheep farm

    29 October 2015: Enroute to Mongar, Lyonpo launched the sheep restocking at Dechenpelrithang sheep farm at Bumthang. The farm was restocked with additional 246 native sheep taking the herd strength to 360. Such a measure, according to Lyonpo, is expected to not only revive sheep farming but also conserve the genetic resources, offering wider choice of genetic materials for effective breeding and selection, and preserve and enrich the associated culture and tradition.

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