• Notification on the “Animal Tshethar Practices in the country”

    Considering the growing trend in the practice of Tshethar activities in the country, the Ministry would like to inform the general public to abide by the following norms to minimize the impact of Tshethar animals on the environment, crops, incidences of disease spread as well as to ensure welfare of the Tshethar animals. As per the Guideline on Animal Tshethar Practices 2018, any individual or Tshethar Tshogpa interested in taking up the Tshethar practices must:

    1. Register as Non Government Organization with the Civil Society Organization Authority.
    2. Register their animal shelter meant for Tshethar purpose with the local government prior to taking up any Tshethar
    3. The animal shelter should have provision for adequate feed and fodder and water for animals.
    4. The number of animals allowed for Tshethar shall be based on the carrying capacity of animal shelter.
    5. Tshethar animals should be properly identified with proper identification marks.
    6. Any movement of Tshethar animals from one Dzongkhag to another must be done with prior approval from BAFRA Office.
    7. Tshethar Tshogpa should appoint caretaker to take care of the Tshethar animals in the shelter.
    8. The import of animals for the purpose of Tshethar is strictly prohibited.
    9. Purchase of Tshethar animals must be done in presence of BAFRA or Department of Livestock officials.

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  • Tender supply and maintenance of Laboratory equipment and glass ware

    The National Biodiversity Centre, Serbithang is pleased to invite sealed bids from eligible supplier for the supply and maintenance of Laboratory equipment and glass ware for BP & ABS Section, under National Biodiversity Centre, Serbithang.

    The tender documents can be downloaded from the link provided below:

    Last date of submission: not later than 11am on 5th April, 2019

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  • Vacancy re-announcement for ESP

    The National Dairy Research & Development Centre, Yusipang under Department of Livestock is pleased to Re- announce vacancies for the post of following ESP.

    Sl.NoPostCategoryNo. Of PostRequirementsPlace of PostingRemarks
    1Pasture Attendant (Farm worker)ESP1 NoNo qualification required but the age limit should be between 18-50 years


    NDRDC, Yusipang
    2Animal Attendant (Farm worker)ESP1NoNDRDC- To be placed at Soelbum herd, Chubachu, ThimphuPreferences will be given to male candidate

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  • ToT on Scientific Large Cardamom Production Management held

    25 – 29 March, Sarpang: Five day Training of Trainers (ToT) Program on Scientific large cardamom production management is underway at Agriculture Research and Development Centre, Samtenling. The training program is organised by Agriculture Production Division under Department of Agriculture with financial and technical support from FAO TA Project: UTF/BHU/013/BHU.

    The overall objective of the program is to upgrade knowledge and information of Agriculture Officers through theoretical and practical sessions including demonstration in the field on varietal identification, orchard establishment, management of soil and nutrient, pest management, water management and post-harvest options. A total of 15 agriculture officers from various Central Programs are participating in the training. These trained personnel will be used to train the extension personnel and farmers in future.

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  • Vacancy re-announcement for ESP

    The Regional Mithun Breeding Centre (RMBC) under Department of Livestock, Zhemgang is pleased to re-announce the vacancies for the following post.

    Sl.No.Name of postCategoryNo. of post vacantAge limitPlace of posting
    1Livestock AttendantESP518-50RMBC, Wangdigang, Zhemgang
    2Pasture AttendantESP818-50

    The interested candidate may apply to the Farm Manager, RMBC, Wangdigang, Zhemgang on or before 5th April 2019 before 5 PM with the following documents. Continue reading  Post ID 10527

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