• Dairy product diversification training for Bumthang dairy groups

    The Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Bumthang and  National Dairy Research and Development Centre, Yusipang conducted two days training in the first week of June 2019 for dairy groups of Tamshing and Chhumig on production of dairy products like yogurt, paneer, lassi and ice cream.

    The training was conducted to solve marketing problems of butter and cheese through product diversification. Following the training, the Sector intends to focus on production of various products at a larger scale apart from ordinary butter and cheese, owing to the market availability and demand. The same training will be provided to the dairy groups of Tang and Ura in the coming year.

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  • DoA website launched

    10 June, Thimphu: The Department of Agriculture (DoA) launched its website today in a simple ceremony. As the largest and the oldest technical department in the country, the department felt it only fitting to have a separate website, in particular to provide easy and rapid access to the wide range of services it provides.

    Besides the comprehensive information contained, the site is also expected to serve as an online repository hosting a series of publications that include advisory materials as well as legal and policy instruments associated with agriculture sector. It will also facilitate the effective functioning of the “agromet decision support system” the department is setting up. The webpage offers links to all major agencies within the department.

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  • Vacancy announcement for ESP post

    Agriculture Research and Development Centre (ARDC Bajo) invite applications from the interested Bhutanese Nationals for the below mentioned vacant post under Essential Personal Service (ESP) category on contract basis, renewable after every two years based on their performance:

    SlNoPosition TitlePosition CategoryRequirementAge LimitRemarks
    1Farm AttendantESP218-50ARDC, Bajo
    2Farm AttendantESP1718-50ADTC, Chhimipang
     Total 19  

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