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  • American students arrive- SFS-Bhutan Summer Program 2014 Begins

    The 18 American undergraduate students outside Paro Airport
    The 18 American undergraduate students outside Paro Airport

    9 June 2014, Paro: The Fifth Batch of the School for Field Studies (SFS)-Bhutan Summer Program commenced from today. A group of 18 undergraduate students from the United States of America (USA) arrived Bhutan today (9 June 2014) to attend the Program. The students are from 15 different universities and colleges across the USA.

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  • MoAF Website Ranked Third amongst all Government Websites

    MoAF-website

    6 June 2014: Hon’ble Lyonchhen handed out certificates signed by the MoIC Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office complex to IT representatives of the highest evaluated websites. The first ranked was Department of Information Technology and Telecom (DITT) while the second went to Ministry of Finance.

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  • Awareness on self-help group approaches held

    Untitled27-30 May, Samdrupjongkhar: Phuntshothang (Bangtar) under Samdrupcholing Drungkhag in Samdrupjongkhar is a highly potential area for fresh milk and other dairy products. Considering this, the Dzongkhag Livestock Sector carried out the awareness cum training on self-help group approaches for its farmers with support from Drungkhag and geog administration for 4 days.

    More than 150 participants attended the training. The main purpose was to make rural farmers understand on the group concept and concentrate on the group marketing of fresh milk to urban towns, helping them to generate cash income.

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  • Social Forestry Day Celebration at Genekha Lower Secondary School

    Thimphu Dzongdag planting trees at Gyenekha LSS
    Thimphu Dzongdag planting trees at Gyenekha LSS

    June 2, Thimphu: With the theme “Plant trees for Green Bhutan” the Dzongkhag Forestry Sector, Thimphu Dzongkhag celebrated Social Forestry Day at Genekha Lower Secondary School (GLSS), Mewang geog, by planting 1000 different species of trees- cupressus, dogwood, oak and few ornamental species- around the school compound to mark the day which coincides with the Coronation Day of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo.

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