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  • National Veterinary Hospital inaugurated

    27540958_1553562354691787_1464834402665334298_nThimphu: Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen graced the inauguration ceremony of the National Veterinary Hospital on February 5. The hospital located in Motithang will provide better facilities and services to the animal and meet the increasing demand for modern animal care and treatment.

    “The old national animal hospital located in Chubachu and its amenities was not able to keep abreast with the increasing demand for modern animal care and treatment requirements of our pets and other domestic animals within Thimphu Thromde and referral cases from other Dzongkhags”, said the Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo at the inauguration.

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  • Livestock field officials of West-central region trained

    Training 122-28 January, Punakha: The Regional Livestock Development Centre (RLDC), Wangdue conducted a training themed “ Gearing towards 12th FYP and Standardizing Animal Health Service Delivery” for about 45 field staff under Department of Livestock, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests. The training was conducted for a week at Khuruthang.

    The objectives of the training were to prepare the participants for the launch of 12th Five Year Plan, familiarise them on various Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for animal health care, disease prevention and control and prevention guidelines and other policy documents that were recently introduced.

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  • Zhemgang promotes production of winter vegetables

    Farmers interacting during the field day in Goshing
    Farmers interacting during the field day in Goshing

    Zhemgang: The Dzongkhag Agriculture Sector initiated the production of winter vegetables such as cabbage, broccoli, radish and cauliflower in its potential gewogs to supplement the nutritional value and household income. In 2017, the Dzongkhag and gewog administrations focused the production in Goshing and Ngangla gewogs. In Ngangla, the production was taken up by farmers group of Kagtong village while in Goshing, the production was initiated by the newly formed group of every chiwog.

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  • Training of Trainers on Entrepreneurship Development

    1January 22 – February 2, Zhemgang: The Training of Trainers (ToT) on Entrepreneurship Development is underway at Rural Development Training Centre, (RDTC), Zhemgang. The ToT on Entrepreneurship Development is jointly conducted by RDTC, Zhemgang in collaboration with Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment Division under Department of Employment and Human Resources. The training is conducted using Competency based Economies through Formation of Enterprise(CEFE) methodologies covering four modules; Unlocking competencies, Matching person with project, Business plan preparation and Business plan presentation.

    The officials from regional RNR office based at Zhemgang along with Dzongkhag RNR including Geog Administrative Officer are attending the Course. The training is aimed at incorporating certain entrepreneurship concept in training program as well as in the long run to have a pool of entrepreneurship capacity development support service at the regional level.

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