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  • AMC’s School Farm Mechanisation Programme ongoing

    amc117 January 2017: Twenty-five high school students from eastern Bhutan have been undergoing a one month farm mechanisation training which started from January 3, 2017 at the Khangma office of the Agriculture Machinery Centre (AMC). The training had been purposely coincided with the students’ winter vacation to enable the training and to engage them fruitfully. The objective of the training is to impart the importance, benefits and opportunities in farm mechanisation activities in the agriculture sector.

    The curriculum consists of operation and maintenance of different farm machineries including the power tiller. The knowledge and skills gained can also be passed on to their families, relatives and village folks upon their return to their villages. Hereafter, this training shall be a routine activity of AMC every January.

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  • Tender: Construction Works, NRCA, Gelephu

    The National Research Centre for Aquaculture (NRCA), Gelephu under the Department of Livestock (DoL) of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF) invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the following works:

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    The bid must be received at NRCA, Gelephu on or before 12.00 noon of 31 January, 2017, and shall be opened the same day at 2.00 pm at the Conference Hall of NRCA in presence of interested bidders those who wish to attend. For further information, call 06-251200 during the office hours.

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  • GPS handling and GIS mapping techniques Training at Wengkhar

    20 participants are undergoing the training from January 16-19, 2017
    20 participants are undergoing the training from January 16-19, 2017

    17 January 2017, Wengkhar: Twenty participants from various Divisional field offices are currently undergoing a four day  basic GPS and GIS handling  Trainer of Trainee program at Wengkhar, Mongar Dzongkhag. The training which began on Monday will go on to January 192017.

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  • Dagana BAFRA Office Inaugurated

    His Excellency Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Hon’ble Minister of Agriculture and Forests inaugurated on Saturday the new BAFRA Office building in Dagana Dzongkhag
    His Excellency Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Hon’ble Minister of Agriculture and Forests inaugurated on Saturday the new BAFRA Office building in Dagana Dzongkhag

    January 16: The new BAFRA Office building at Dagana was inaugurated on Saturday. The construction of this 2 storied BAFRA Office in Dagana Dzongkhag, carried out with a total of Nu. 4.4 Million from the government fund, was completed in September 2016. BAFRA established its field Office in Dagana Dzongkhag during the financial year 2001 – 2002 in a rented private building and continued until the new office building was completed recently.

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  • AMC officially hands over machines, equipment, vehicles and land to FMCL

    amc_fmc17 January: Agriculture Machinery Centre officially handed over farm machines, workshop tools and equipment, fabrication machines, vehicles, land and buildings under the phase I to the Farm Machinery Corporation Limited on Friday at the AMTS conference hall in Paro in the presence of the Director, Department of Agriculture. The signing and exchange of the documents was done between the offtg. Programme Director of AMC and the Chief Executive Officer of Farm Machinery Corporation Limited.

    All eight Farm Machinery Service Units (FMSC) which were sub-centres of the regional centres were also handed over to FMCL with all the machines and equipments. Agriculture Machinery Centre is again working on the spare parts verification and it will also be handed over to FMCL under phase II along with geog power tillers once the official verifications are completed. However informally, this lot had also been handed over.

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