• Turkey Farming in Tsirang Dzongkhag

    Untitled31 July 2015, Tsirang: Under the directives of Department of Livestock, the National Poultry Development Centre in close collaboration with Tsirang Dzongkhag has launched turkey farming (backyard level) activity in the Dzongkhag on 31 July, 2015. Before launching turkey farming activities in the Dzongkhag, the farmers were trained on basic skills in general management of turkey birds (feeding, health care and management of the day to day farm operation).

    Of the total 64 farmers that took part in training program, 48 farmers turned out to pursue turkey farming and accordingly the farmers were provided with support packages for construction of shed (CGI sheet, cement and feeder and drinkers) for five number of birds/farm. The farmers were then supplied with two male and three female turkey poults, through which the farmers are expected to breed naturally in their farms like the native bird once it starts laying. The main objective of launching turkey farming activities is to provide the farmers an alternative source of income generation and also as source of family nutrition; further to provide self employment and to uplift rural livelihood.

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  • Announcement

    This is to inform that Royal Civil Service Commission, vide letter no. RCSC/HRMD/26/2015/346 dated 3rd August 2015, has directed the Ministry to provide Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Turn Around Times (TATs) for Departments/Divisions/Regional /Field Offices/Units including RNR Extension Offices in the Dzongkhags. The SOPs and TATs will contain the list of core activities/procedures that the Departments/Divisions/Regional /Field Offices/Units carry out while delivering services and TATs will be against each core activity. The SOPs and TATs are intended by RCSC as one of the ways to vet the staffing requirement.

    In this regard, the departments/agencies are hereby requested to develop SOPs and TATs of respective Departments/Divisions/Regional /Field Offices/Units including the RNR Extension Offices in the Dzongkhags and mandatorily submit to HRD latest by 10th August 2015, for further submission to RCSC.

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  • Illegal NWFP traders busted by JKSNR in Haa

    Seized Putishing (Neopicrorizha kurroa) from the illegal tarders
    Seized Putishing (Neopicrorizha kurroa) from the illegal tarders

    August 3, 2015, Thimphu: In one of the biggest busts related to illegal trade of Non-Wood Forest Products (NTFPs), Jigme Khesar Strict Nature Reserve (earlier called Toorsa Strict Nature Reserve), on 22 July 2015, seized 84 kgs Juru Kewa (Panax pseudogensing) and 116 kgs Putishing (Neopicrorhiza kurroa)  at Chuphaka above Damthang Helipad in Haa.

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  • Limited tender notice

    The National Mushroom Centre, would like to invite sealed tenders from eligible national bidders for the following contract for Fiscal Year 2015-16.

    Sl#ParticularsLast date & Time for submissionTender Opening Date &Time
    1Hiring of one Toyota Hilux24th August 2015 at 10:30 AM24th August
    2015 at 11AM
    2Mushroom Cultivation & Lab equipments, and others 24th August 2015
    at 10:30 AM
     24th August 2015 at 11AM

     

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