• ePest surveillance application in google Playstore

    The ePest surveillance app is android based application which is maintained by the National Plant Protection Centre (NPPC), Department of Agriculture, under the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests. The main purpose is to collect and share real-time information on pests of Agricultural crops and send data via internet. It is connected to a central server that will allow rapid data entry, collation and analysis, and makes the data reports available in real time to the participating Gewogs, Dzongkhags and Research Centres. Any desired combination of qualitative and quantitative outputs can be generated, that may be used to develop strategic pest management plans. As the system gathers and store information for any given time period, it will allow the  to study the trend of pests occurrence with reference to contributing factors such as climate change and changing crop production system. The trend in pest occurrence under variable climatic conditions will enable us to develop pest forecasting and Early Warning system.  The application is compatible with android version 6 and above only.

    The application was developed with financial assistance from FAO TCP project: Strengthening of the e-agriculture environment and developing ICT-mediated agricultural solutions for countries in Asia-Pacific. 

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  • Vacancy announcement

    The National Nublang Breeding Centre, Tashiyangphu under the Department of Livestock is pleased to invite application from eligible Bhutanese National for the following post under ESP Category. The interested candidates may apply to the Farm Manager latest by 8th April 2018 fulfilling the criteria mentioned below with contact number:

    • Applicant should be Bhutanese
    • Experienced certificates if any
    • If employed no objection certificate from employer

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  • Vacancy for ICT Technical Associate II

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is pleased to announce the following post on contract for a period of 12 months:

    Interested applicants fulfilling the above-mentioned eligibility criteria may apply to Human Resource Division, MoAF latest by 23rd March 2018 with the following documents:

    1. Academic transcript. (Class XII and 2 years Diploma Certificate)
    2. Photocopy of Citizenship ID Card.
    3. Medical fitness certificate. (6 months)
    4. Security clearance certificate. (Online approved status)
    5. Any other certificates of experience/excellence if there is any;
    6. RCSC employment forms- annexure 4/1 (please download the form from RCSC website)
    7. No objection certificate from the employer, if already employed.
    8. Produce original documents during the time of interview.

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