• Vacancy announcement

    The Ministry of Agriculture & Forests is pleased to announce vacancies for the following positions on consolidated contract as detailed below:

    Sl. NoDepartment/DivisionPosition Title & LevelMinimum Required QualificationNo of PostRemarks
    1RDC WengkharDriver III (Tractor)Cl. VIII passed with Tractor operation License3Pre-service
    Driver III (Power Tiller)Cl. VIII passed with Power Tiller operation License2Pre-service
    2RDSC KhangmaDriver III (Tractor)Cl. VIII passed with Tractor operation License1Pre-service
    Driver III (Power Tiller)Cl. VIII passed with Power Tiller operation License2Pre-service
    3RDSC LingmithangDriver III (Power Tiller)Cl. VIII passed with Power Tiller operation License2Pre-service
    4RDC Bajo (ADTC-ChimipangDriver III (Tractor)Cl. VIII passed with Tractor operation License2Pre-service

    The interested applicants fulfilling the above mentioned eligibility criteria may apply to Human Resource Division, MoAF latest by 5th November 2018. Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be called for the selection interview. For further details please visit MoAF website @www.moaf.gov.bt or call 02-332510/17768995 during office hours.

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  • Vacancy re-announcement

    The Regional Pig Breeding Centre,Yusipang under Department of Livestock, MoAF is pleased to announce vancacies for the post of Animal Attendants (ESP).

    Sl.No.PostCategoryNo. of PostAge limitPlace of posting
    1Animal AttendantESP618-50 yearsRPBC, Yusipang

    Interested candidate may kindly apply to the Farm Manager, Regional Pig Breeding Centre, Yusipang on or before 4th November 2018. Only short listed candidate will be called for selection interview. For further clarification, please contact at this number 17614729/17945200 during office hours.

    The following documents should be attached during the time of submission of application

    • Valid security clearance
    • Valid medical certificate
    • Copy of citizenship card
    • Experience certificate if any
    • No objection certificate from employer if employed
    • Two recent passport size photos
    • Application (Should contain contact number)
    • Employment application form (Annexure 4/1)
    • The shortlisted candidates will be announced in the MoAF website; moaf.gov.bt and shall be called for the interview.

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  • World Food Day observed in Thimphu

    October 16, Thimphu: World Food Day (WFD) is observed every year on 16 October to mark the foundation day of FAO since its inception in 1945. Events of different natures were organised in over 150 countries across the world, making it one of the most celebrated days of the UN calendar. This year the global theme was “Our Actions are Our Future; Zero Hunger World by 2030 is possible”.

    The day in Bhutan was marked at NRDCL with School Agriculture Programme (SAP) award winners, students, teachers, government officials and members of UN organisations. The day promotes worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure food security and nutritious diets for all. WFD is a chance to show our commitment to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2 to achieve Zero Hunger by 2030 as well as celebrate the progress towards reaching Zero Hunger world.

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  • First sighting of White-bellied Heron in Phrumsengla National Park

    It was on 9 October 2018 at 4pm, an adult White-bellied Heron (Ardea insignis) was found feeding at one of the shallow river sites towards the right river bank of Kurichu near Lingmethang, Mongar (N27°16’7.79″, E91°11′ 30.30″, Altitude-520m). The area where the bird was sighted falls within the jurisdiction of the Phrumsengla National Park with Chirpine forest (Pinus roxburghii) as dominant vegetation. The bird is suspected to have migrated from Yangbari from the downstream of Kurichu since its presence was reported by Dr. Sherub from UWICER during last summer.

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