December 16, Thimphu: The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF) celebrated the ‘Civil Service Award Day’ at the conference hall of the Royal Institute of Health Sciences.
The Chief Guest, Dasho Rinzin Dorji, the Hon’ble Agriculture and Forests Secretary awarded the gold, silver and bronze medals to the RNR staff in recognition of their distinguished and meritorious services of 30, 20 and 10 years. Also present at the ceremony were the departmental and agencies heads and senior officials.
Addressing the gathering, Dasho shared that under the dynamic guidance and farsighted leadership of our beloved Monarchs; the RNR Sector has made a remarkable achievement in ensuring the food security of the Nation. He added that, “Without your tremendous effort, loyalty and devotion, the RNR sector would not have reached to what we are today”. He urged to the colleagues to further strive for excellence and contribute towards developing the nation through the improved working spirit and productivity for better quality of public services.
This year, a total of 337 civil servants under the RNR Sector were privileged to receive the dedicated service award. Out of 337, 181 civil servants were awarded with bronze, 97 with silver and 59 with gold medals.
The Award is a way of acknowledging, thanking and expressing gratitude to our civil servants for serving the Tsa-Wa-Sum for so long and with so much dedication. It was launched in 2013 coinciding with the 106th National Day. The award, comprising a medal and certificate signed by His Majesty the King is now a regular annual feature.
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