• Refresher course on Artificial Insemination and Reproductive Biotechnology

    10-23 February, Sarpang: Twenty one livestock extension staffs from Sarpang and Dagana are attending a refresher course on Artificial Insemination (AI) and reproductive biotechnology. The course is aimed to train all field staff on AI techniques and update knowledge and skills on latest reproductive biotechnologies like estrus synchronisation, electronic endoscopic AI technique, sex-sorted semen technology, embryo transfer technology. The course is expected to have all staff trained on AI techniques and enhance cattle breeding program through AI intensification activity in east-central region.

    The course is being conducted at Samtenling gewog RNR Centre in Sarpang through RLDC approved RDCCRP and Dzongkhag Sectoral funds. It is jointly organised by RLDC-Zhemgang and Sarpang Dzongkhag Livestock Sector with resource persons from National Dairy Research & Development Centre, Yusipang.

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  • Travel Advisory

    In light of the outbreak of Coronavirus in China and its spread to other countries, the Ministry of Information and Communications hereby issues the following travel advisory to the general public:

    1. Avoid travel outside Bhutan, both by overland and by air;
    2. In the event of unavoidable travel, and to reduce the risk of infection;

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  • Tsirang inaugurates a model poultry layer farm

    A model poultry layer farm with a capacity of 500 birds was inaugurated at Pelrithang of Gosarling gewog on 7 February. It was attended by the Chief Representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Director General of Department of Livestock, Chairman and officials of Miyagi Farm Co, Japan along with senior officials and farmers from Tsirang.

    The farm was funded by JICA with technical input from Miyagi Farm Co to transfer effective organism (EM) technology based farming knowledge to poultry farmers of Bhutan. This transfer of knowledge is expected reduce cost of production, increase farm efficiency, increase use of local resources and develop egg brands for international market.

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  • Notification on extension of deadline for Max Online System

    The Royal Civil Service Commission is pleased to inform that the Review Phase deadline in the Max Online System for the civil servants following the financial year is extended to February 21, 2020 to enable the employees to complete the review of IWP.

    This is issued as per the decision of the 32nd Commission meeting held on February 5, 2020.

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  • Tender Quotation for Vehicle Rental Service

    Sealed quotations are invited from interested Bhutanese vehicle owner (Coaster Bus, 25 to 28 seater) for travelling within Bhutan from 9th March to 27th March, 2020. Details of rates and information required are to be furnished in the attached format. Please read the Terms and Conditions in the attached format before submission of the quotation.

    Interested bidders with the aforementioned vehicle type may fill the format and submit the completed quotation along with supporting documents to UWICER main office, Lamai Goempa, Bumthang latest by 11:00 AM of 20th February 2020. The quotation will be opened at 3:00 PM on the same day at UWICER Hall of Common.

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