18 to 19 May 2016, Bumthang: The consultative meeting was held to realign and overhaul feed and fodder development activities in the country. The meeting attended by officials from the four Regional Livestock Development Centers and the National Research Center for Animal Nutrition, Bumthang deliberated various issues and adopted resolutions keeping in mind the recommendations of recent OD exercise carried out. The key resolutions include development of specific terms of reference (ToR) pertaining to feed and fodder development activities including streamlining of reporting system for NRCAN and RLDCs and strengthening linkages among key stakeholders. The animal nutrition is one of the crucial components of livestock production and as such, sustainability of any livestock based enterprises in the country depends on availability of adequate feed and fodder resources. With clear redefining of roles and responsibilities of the main players, it is expected to improve coordination and take way forward to gear towards achieving feed and fodder self-sufficiency in the country to support sustainable livestock production in the years to come.
The National Biodiversity Centre (NBC), Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Serbithang, Thimphu would like to invite air fare rates from authorized ticketing agents as per the details specified below:
The sealed quotation shall be submitted to the office of undersigned on 3rd June 2016 at/before 11 am and will be opened on the same day at 11.30 am.
Sealed quotation should be addressed to the Program Director, NBC, Serbithang, MoAF, Thimphu and accompanied by 2% EMD in the form of cash warrant or demand draft payable to Program Director, NBC, without which the quotation shall be invalid.
Quotations without sealed envelope will be disqualified.
The valid trade license and other necessary documents should be attached.
The quoted rate should be valid for at least three months.
The decision of the tender committee will be final and binding.
Evaluation of bids will be based on fare as well as the availability of confirmed seats, suitability of travel timing and reputation of the airline for safety reasons.