7 May 2017, Dagala: The 18th Farm Shop of the Thimphu region was opened today by the Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture and Forests, Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji today. Also present at the opening were the Director General of the Department of Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives; Dasho Dzongdag of the Thimphu Dzongkhag Administration; and MoAF, Dzongkhag, Gewog and FCBL officials.
The Hon’ble Minister informed the gewog people that they should take good care of their farmshop and make maximum use of it not only by buying of essential items from it but also by selling RNR produce to the farmshop.
On its opening day the Dagala Farmshop made Nu. 17,141.24 worth of sales.
Incidentally, the District Agriculture Officer also informed that the Lingzhi Gewog Farmshop, which also falls under Thimphu Division, is also ready for opening.
– Reported with picture by Pelden Tashi, Regional Manager Thimphu Region, FCBL
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