May 24-25, Haa: The Highland Development Program, Department of Livestock in collaboration with the Jigme Khesar Strict Nature Reserve (JKSNR) organised a two-day workshop on the multi-stakeholders action plan development on yak value chain with fund from the Kanchenunga Landscape Project, ICIMOD, Nepal.
29 May, Thimphu: As per Royal Command, 30 May to 1 June 2017, has been declared as National Census Holidays. The 2nd Population and Housing Census of Bhutan (2017 PHCB) is an important national undertaking. In view of this, the PHCB will cover both Bhutanese and Non-Bhutanese living in the country. Therefore, everyone is expected to stay at their residences and extend full support and cooperation to the census officials.
The PHCB which will be conducted by the National Census Secretariat, instituted under the National Statistics Bureau, is the most comprehensive source of information on population and households. It provides benchmark data on demographic, social, economic and housing characteristics. The information collected will be used for formulation of policies, planning and monitoring and evaluation of the development plans and programs. The 2017 PHCB is timely to assess the achievement of the 11th Five Year Plan and the Sustainable Development Goals. The first Population and Housing Census of Bhutan was conducted in May 2005.
Applications are invited from interested Bhutanese nationals for the following vacant posts:
Title of the Post
No. of post
Application should be submitted to the Offtg. Program Director, RDC-OA, Yusipang with the following mentioned documents latest by 7 June 2017 before 5.00 pm. The interview date for the above post will be held on 12 June 2017 at 10.00 am and the results will be declared on the same day. The following documents should be produced in original at the time of interview.
As per the announcement made in MoAF website dated 29th May 2017 the NJBC, Samtse is pleased to announce the short-listed candidates for the post of 8 Livestock Attendant (ESP) as details mentioned below:
Note: The short-listed candidates are requested to report for the Selection Interview as scheduled above, falling which his/her selection will not be entertained. The following documents must be produced in original during the time of interview.