• Tender for poultry activities

    Sealed bids are invited from eligible suppliers/contractors for the following work:

    Name of tenderProject durationEstimated Cost (Nu.)Submission time
    Construction of poultry rearing shed2 months4 million14:00 Hrs
    23/04/2021
    Supply and installation of poultry parent stock feeding and drinking system2 months1.5 million14:00 Hrs
    23/04/2021

     

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  • 4th National Working Group Meeting

    6-7 April, Punakha: The National Organic Flagship Programme Coordination Unit (NOFP-CU) under the Department of Agriculture conducted 4th National Working Group Meeting (NWG).

    The NWG member comprises different stakeholders from policy, research, extension, private sector, marketing and regulation sector. The NWG is responsible for development of the organic sector in Bhutan and takes technical decisions to guide the direction of the organic farming sector.

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  • Upcoming: Rice Fortification Workshop

    Bhutan has taken initiatives of rice fortification which started with a school feeding program in 2017 to supplement 8 micro nutrient and minerals as per the World Food Programme standards that are mostly lacking in the Bhutanese diets as per the recommendation of the Ministry of Health.

    The initiative has been an exemplary among many developing countries, worth noting and sharing the experiences. Hence a regional awareness and experience workshop is scheduled both virtually and physically on 15-16 April 2021 at Punakha with expert speakers from Thailand, Bangladesh, India and Bhutan.

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  • Dog vaccination program underway in Pemagatshel

    The Community Animal Birth Control (CABC) and Mass Dog Vaccination program is underway in Nganglam Dungkhag, Pemagatsel. The program will ensure the welfare of the dog population, control the population of stray dogs and reduce the number of free-roaming dogs to a manageable level as well as prevent the canine related diseases especially Rabies.

    Nganglam which is bordering Assam state of India and due to steady increase in the human population, the number of the free roaming dogs have increased over the years which leads to increased risk of rabies and dog bites especially to the school going children.

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  • Scheule for mass dog sterilization and anti-rabies vaccination programme in Thimphu

    The National Centre for Animal Health (NCAH) under the Department of Livestock is conducting mass dog sterilization and anti-rabies vaccination programme in Thimphu Thromde areas. The field clinic is set up in Deobum Lam (Office of the Assistant Engineer, Thimphu Thromde). The clinic started operation from 5th April 2021.

    Please bring your pet and community dogs for sterilization and vaccination. In addition, our dog catchers will be coming to your locality for catching of dogs between 6.30 am to 8 am as per the schedule given below.

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