• Agriculture program for Thimphu students concluded

    2-9 July, Thimphu: More than 202 students from 17 schools in Thimphu successfully completed a week long summer student engagement program in Agriculture.

    The program covered various activities at eight sites under the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests including at the Tashichho Dzong Greener Project, Agro-Forests Project, RDC-Yusipang, Kawang Gewog and National Mushroom Centre. Each student group and escort teacher shared their experiences and challenges faced during the program at the end. The students also requested to organise a similar program in Thimphu’s all 36 schools in the future.

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  • Vacancy announcement

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is pleased to announce vacancy of the following P1 Management Positions under Department of Livestock:

    Sl.NoDivision/CentrePosition TitlePosition LevelMinimum Qualification RequiredProfessional TrainingNo. of Slots
    1Research and Extension Division, DoLChief Research OfficerP1ABachelorsAdvance training in relevant field1
    2Livestock Production Division, DoLChief Livestock Production OfficerP1ABachelorsAdvance training in relevant field1
    3National Highland Research and Development Center, BumthangProgram DirectorP1ABachelorsAdvance training in relevant field1

    Interested in-service civil servants who meet the eligible criteria may apply. For eligibility criteria, please refer section 13.7.4 of the Promotion Rules and Regulation, BSCR 2018, available in the RCSC website (www.rcsc.govbt).

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  • Agriculture curriculum to be strengthened in Schools

    The MoU being exchanged

    July 9, Thimphu: A memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed in 2013 was renewed to strengthen the Agriculture for Food Security (AgFS) curriculum in middle and higher secondary schools. The MoU was renewed between the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Ministry of Education (MoE) and Royal Education Council (REC).

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  • Stock taking meeting for Ministry’s 11th FYP held

    A one day meeting to share the update and stock taking for the Ministry’s 11th FYP was held on July 6 in Thimphu under the chairmanship of the Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo.

    All the departments and agencies under the Ministry presented their key achievements during the plan. The meeting also served as a forum for discussion, clarification and recommendation. Some of the pertinent state of enterprises issues related with the Ministry was also discussed through the presentations of FCBL, FMCL, BLDCL and GBCL.

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