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  • “Fresh milk a pride and power of dairy farmers at Whooling”

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    Fresh milk marketing a new experience for whooling Dairy Group

    On the 2nd of May 2014, commemorating the birth anniversary of our 3rd Druk Gyelpo, Jigme Dorji Wanchuk, the dairy farmers of Whooling under Orong Geog has eventually materialized their success in exploring the open market for fresh milk like any other dairy groups in the region. The Whooling Dairy Group was formed back in 2011, consisting of 54 active members dominated by females.  Since then the group has been operating successfully in its small way and at a particular time, the group had no choice other than to supply their fresh milk to Orong dairy cooperatives under inevitable grounds.

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  • Capacity Building Training on Pig Production to Progressive Pig Farmers of the Western Region

    The farmer participants from the two geogs of Darla and Sampheling
    The farmer participants from the two geogs of Darla and Sampheling

    24-28 April, 2014, Sampheling: The Regional Pig Breeding Centre (RPBC), Yusipang in collaboration with the Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Chukha conducted a five days training on “Capacity Building Training on Pig Production to Progressive Pig farmers of the Western Region.” A total of thirty one farmers from two geogs of Darla and Sampheling took part in the training. The training was conducted at Sampheling RNR-RC.

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  • Training of Trainers (ToT) on Farmers Group/Cooperatives Formation for Extension Agents

    Participants of the Training of Trainers on farmers group formation
    Participants of the Training of Trainers on farmers group formation

    11-15 March, Sarpang: Research Development Centre (RDC) Bajo, in partnership with the Agriculture Machinery Centre (AMC), Bhur conducted a five days Training of Trainers (ToT) on farmers group/cooperative formation for the extension agents of Punakha, Dagana, Tsirang and Wangdue from March 11 to 15, 2014 at Bhur under Sarpang Dzongkhag.  The training was designed to help field staff in the dzongkhags to better understand groups and cooperatives. With the launch of the rice commercialisation program, the Department of Agriculture (DoA) has initiated the formation of many farmers groups in the potential rice growing areas.

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  • Date Preponed for Interview for Night Guard (ESP category) for WCP, Bumthang

    Applications are invited from the interested Bhutanese (age 18 years-40 years old) for vacancy for Night Guard (ESP category) for Wangchuck Centennial Park, Bumthang.

    1. The following documents are required:
    2. Copy of the citizen identity card (new)
    3. Valid security clearance certificate
    4. Medical fitness certificate
    5. No objection certificate, if employed
    6. Contact phone number

    Note: last date for submission of application is on 15 May 2014 and selection interview will be held on 16 May and not 19 May 2014 at 2.00 pm at Wangchuck Centennial Park HQ at Dekiling.

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