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  • Tsirang celebrates Social Forestry Day

    Untitled-6Tsirang Dzongkhag saw Desuups in collaboration with Tsirang Forest Division and Dzongkhag Forestry Sector celebrating Social Forestry Day by planting tree species. One hectare of barren and degraded area in Menchuna, Kikorthang Geog was taken up for tree plantation by the Desuups. Hon’ble Dasho Dzongdag, Tsirang Dzongkhag Administration was the Chief Guest.

    Around 1000 saplings of Champ (Michelia sp), Guli (Persia sp), Tsenden (Cypressus corneyana), Angarey (Phoebe sp.) were planted on the day with participation by Desuups, foresters, staff of the Dzongkhag Administration, Royal Bhutan Police, Monk bodies and regional offices. The 1 ha land has now been adopted by the Desuups and from here on, the Desuups will look after the management aspect (weeding, cleaning, casualty replacement) of the imposing plantation till the plantation is fully established.

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  • Social Forestry Day celebration at Lingmethang Primary School

    Two students participating in Social Forestry Day
    Two students participating in Social Forestry Day

    June 2, 2016, Mongar: The staff of Central Park Range Office under Phrumshingla National Park participated in celebrating Social Forestry Day with the teachers and students of Lingmethang Primary School in Mongar. The Chief Guest on the day was the Park Range Officer of Central Park Range Office who read out the Social Forestry Day message received from the Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests during the celebration. He added,” planting of tree seedling this year is especially important since trees provide us many benefits to human and wildlife on this planet. Similarly, HRH The Gyalsey is also equally important for the Bhutanese in deriving social and economical benefits for setting the country on the horizon of prosperity and tranquility.”

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  • Bio-gas Plant in Trongsa: An approach to cheap, green and Renewable Energy solution

    Untitled-1The Livestock sector of Trongsa Dzongkhag coordinated and initiated the establishment of Bio-gas plants in Drakten and Langthil geogs, the first of its kind in the Dzongkhag. It involved both the beneficiaries and sector employees as part of a capacity building programme which served as a platform for the sector staff to learn the fundamentals of biogas plant construction and operation through practical engagement. Two teams were formed, one for each geog comprising proportionate mixture of skills and man force. The programme was carried out under the sector budget funded by the Mangdechhu Hydroelectric Project Authority (MHPA).

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  • Social Forestry Day celebrated throughout the Country

    DeSuups in 20 Dzongkhags planted seedlings to mark the day
    DeSuups in 20 Dzongkhags planted seedlings to mark the day

    June 2, Thimphu: Coinciding with the Coronation day of His Majesty The Fourth Druk Gyalpo today, the day is also celebrated as Social Forestry Day. Thousands of seedlings were planted throughout the country. People from all walks of life came together to celebrate the day by planting trees as a tribute to His Majesty The Fourth Druk Gyalpo, Jigme Singye Wangchuck.

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  • Calf Rally Exhibition conducted at Trashigang


    1 June, Trashigang: Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Trashigang organised a Calf Rally Exhibition on 1/06/2016 at Pam village, Trashigang. Opening ceremony of the exhibition was conducted by Dasho Dzongrab of Trashigang Dzongkhag who was accompanied by senior officials of various sectors.

    In the welcoming note N.S. Tamang, Dzongkhag Livestock Officer, Trashigang, highlighted a few shortcome objectives of the program some of which are to encourage farmers to adopt rearing improved Jersey progeny cow through contact heifer and breeding production program (CHBPP), households adopting stall feeding practice to enhance clean milk production, and stimulate farmers to run-through scientific management of dairy farming.

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