• Letter of Intention to Award

    This has reference to our earlier letter no.DoA/FSAPP/03/2019-2020/773 dated 17/02/2020, informing the firms about the decision to re-tender the Construction of Distribution Network of Rateykhola Irrigation Scheme, under Dekiling Gewog, Sarpang Dzongkkag as all the firms were disqualified in technical evaluation. However, based on the written clarification sought by your firm on 20/02/2020 questioning the technical evaluation, the evaluation committee re-evaluated the tender and in doing so it was noted that the Annual Performance Score (APS) was wrongly assigned in the initial evaluation. With the re-evaluation your firm qualifies technically. The tender committee on 10/03/2020 decided accordingly in your favour and it is our intention to award the contract to your firm based on the revised evaluation report at the contract price of Nu. 10,933,230/- (ten million nine lakhs thirty three thousand two hundred and thirty) only. The other firms may like to seek clarification if any within 10 days from the date of receipt of this letter.

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  • Re-tender: Construction of Tharaykhola Irrigation Distribution Network

    The Project Management Unit, Food Security and Agriculture Productivity Project, Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is pleased to re-tender the Construction of Tharaykhola Irrigation Distribution Network, Nobugang Gewog, Samtse Dzongkhag. The interested bidders are requested to submit the sealed bids as per the information provided in the bid datasheet.

    The documents can be downloaded from the website freely from 17/03/20 onwards. The last date for the submission of the tender is 31/03/20 on or before 10.00 am and will be opened on the same day at 10.30 am. For details, please call in 17271214 during office hours.

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  • Re-Tender for REDD+ Readiness Project

    The Department of Forests and Park Services under the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests would like to invite sealed quotations from the eligible & qualified national bidders having valid trade license for the supply of following items under the REDD+ Readiness Project funded by World Bank:

    1. Supply of rain guage, solar radiation shield and others
    2. Supply of Water flow probes and Pro Flow meter
    3. Supply of PCS tester
    4. Supply of PCS tester calibration solutions

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  • New yak cooperative formed in Bumthang

    8-10 March, Bumthang: Forty yak herders (30 males and 10 females) from Chhokor Toe at Thangbi met to understand and form a yak cooperative. Chhoker Toe has two yak groups, Khendrock and Dhurdrock with 40 herders.

    During the meeting, the selected 7 cooperative principles were discussed such as voluntary and open membership, democratic member control, members economics participation, autonomy and independence, education, training and information, cooperation among cooperatives and concern for the community. The selection for chairperson, secretary, accountant, board of directors and other management committee members were also held in presence of all the observers. The awareness on the benefits of forming a yak cooperative and joining the national level yak federation was further discussed.

    More priority was given to the drafting and amendment of cooperative by laws based on the cooperative act 2009 and rules and regulation 2010. The members discussed on defining and setting up the roles and responsibilities of members, management committee, funds and savings, business plans, marketing, penalties and termination of members in details.

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  • Country Director, ADB Bhutan meets Sanam Lyonpo

    13 March, Thimphu: Ms. Kanokpan Lao-Araya, the Country Director for Asian Development Bank (ADB) Bhutan called on the Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo, Yeshey Penjor.

    The meeting discussed the development opportunities in terms of irrigation, roads and bank loans among others. The Country Director shared that there are many areas where ADB can contribute and agriculture sector is one of the areas.

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