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  • Farm Machinery Technical Training begins at AMC

    20161206_093607AMC Paro, 7 Dec 2016: Students from Technical Training Institutes( TTI) located in Khuruthang, Chumey and Dekiling will attend the 3 months training at AMC from December as part of their on-the-job-training (OJT) programme for 3 months at the Agriculture Machinery Centre (AMC).

    The first batch of students from Chumey started the training from December 1, 2016, at Paro. They will be trained in the Paro and Samtenling offices of the AMC. Other students from the other two institutes shall join by mid December.

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  • Orientation program for 3rd batch of Nature Guide and Ecotourism Course conducted

    bDecember 1, Bumthang: The Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE) conducted an orientation program for 3rd batch of Nature Guide and Ecotourism Course on 1st December, 2016. The trainees were welcomed by the Officiating Director, faculty and management of the Institute. The Dean of training and academic affairs and some faculty members briefed the trainees on various teaching and learning facilities, course curriculum, rules and regulation of the Institute.

    This batch of trainees consists of 22 tourist guides from various tour companies to under-take one and half month course. The course will include both theory and field practical basically the identification of plants, mammals, butterflies, and birds.

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  • Second batch of Farm Machinery Training completes

    mmexport1480653568334November 30: Sixty operators completed a second batch of farm machinery training on power tiller and tractor that was conducted in Paro, Samteling and Khangma offices of the Agriculture Machinery Centre. They shall be now engaged as geog power tiller operators.

    In Paro, 20 operators were trained in operation and maintenance of power tiller who were nominated by the Dzongkhag Agriculture Sectors of Trongsa, Wangdue and Punakha. In Samteling, 24 operators were trained; they were nominated from Sarpang and Zhemgang. In Khangma, 11 operators from Mongar and Trashigang were trained. Five operators were trained for tractor course at Paro which is a three month course.

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  • RNREC inaugurated in Gakidling

    untitled-1November 26, Sarpang: The newly constructed RNR centre at Gakidling, Sarpang was inaugurated on November 26. The opening ceremony was graced by Dasho Dzongdag, Sarpang as the Chief Guest. The sector heads, Dzongkhag Administration, Sarpang and staff of Geog administration, Gakiling and public from five Chiwogs also attended the program.

    The structures inclusive of RNR extension offices, stores and multipurpose hall with full set of furniture was handed over to the public of Gakiling geog.

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  • Twenty extension officers completes Farm Machinery Training at AMC

    The Extension Officers  with  resource persons at AMC
    The Extension Officers with resource persons at AMC

    November 14-25, Paro: Twenty untrained extension officers (EOs) from Thimphu, Paro, Haa, Chukha, Samtse, Dagana, Wangdue and Punakha completed training on the operation and maintenance of power tiller at the Agriculture Machinery Centre (AMC). They were awarded certificates by the Chief-Guest, the Chief Executive Officer of the Farm Mechanisation Corporation Limited.

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