• One Health InterRisk Scholarship

    In line with letter no. DoL/GEN-23/2015-2016/551 dated 29th October 2015 of Department of Livestock, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is pleased to announce the availability of two Scholarships for Masters in One Health InterRisk Program at Kasetsart University, Thailand for duration of two years.

    All interested candidates fulfilling the requirements for InterRisk Masters Program given online in application link www.onehealthsea.org/interisk may directly apply to Kaserart University. In addition to the requirements of the program, the applicants must fulfill the eligibility criteria prescribed under Chapter 9 of BCSR 2012 for long-term training.

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  • Reviving Sheep Farming in Bhutan

    Hon'ble Sanam Lyonpo and dignitaries with the lambs at Dechenpelrithang
    Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo and dignitaries with the lambs at Dechenpelrithang

    29 October, 2015, Dechenpelrithang: Sheep was once a reliable source of income and livelihood especially among transhumant (seasonal movement of people with their livestock between fixed summer and winter pastures) herders of highland regions. Although, reared both for wool and meat; in the earlier days, majority of herders reared it for production of wool. Realizing the importance of sheep for highlanders, systematic breeding intervention in sheep was initiated with establishment of first sheep breeding farm in Merak with winter grazing ground in Khaling. The breeding trial on sheep began with the import of 100 Rampur Burshire Sheep from Himachal Pradesh in India in 1965.

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  • UNDP’s Director of Sustainable Development makes courtesy call on Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo

    The delegation accompanied by UN Resident Representative with Hon'ble Lyonpo
    The delegation accompanied by UN Resident Representative with Hon’ble Lyonpo

    29 October 2015, Thimphu: A two-member delegation from the United Nations Development Programme Sustainable Development made a courtesy call on Hon’ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Minister of Agriculture and Forests yesterday afternoon.

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  • Vacancy Announcement

    National Biodiversity Centre, Serbithang would like to announce vacancy for the post of one Gardeners (Elementary Service Personnel). Interested Candidates within the age group of 18-40 years may apply for the post latest by 12th November, 2015 along with the following documents to the Centre:

    1. Duly filled Employment application form.
    2. Security Clearance Certificate
    3. Original Medical Fitness Certificate.
    4. NOC, if the candidate is already employed.
    5. A copy of CID.

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