• Truly delicious and juicy Mangoes from Mongar

    UntitledLocally grown mangoes (Langra and Desiree) from Kalapang, Mongar will be available at Centenary Farmers Market (CFM), Thimphu from 11 July 2014 at Nu.70 per kg. Total of 3772 Kg of mangoes (90% Langra) is expected to reach Thimphu on 10th July 2014. This trial marketing of mangoes from the east has been carried out in collaboration with Dzongkhag Administration Mongar & Lhuentse, RDC, Wengkhar and Regional Agricultural Marketing and Cooperative Office (RAMCO), Mongar.

    Proper grading and sorting has been carried out before sending the consignment to Thimphu. Also plastic crates (each crates holds 23 kg) are being used for transportation to minimize damages during the transportation process.

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  • Short-listed Announcement

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is pleased to announce the short-listed candidates for the following posts as detailed below:

    1. Designation: Civil Engineer (On Contract).                                              No. of post: 2

    Untitled          2. Designation: Technical Associate (On Contract).                         No. of Post: 1

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  • Working towards Regenerating and Preserving our Nature; A RSPN Membership Plantation Site.

    15,000 saplings  of different species for plantation.
    15,000 saplings of different species for plantation.

    5-6 July, Thimphu. Starting from school going children to office goers of different age groups volunteered for the tree plantation program in Kuenselphodrang which is supported by Embassy of Finland and organised by Royal Society for Protection of Nature for the rehabilitation of the burnt area. The area is a membership plantation site covering 22.758 acres of barren land after the forest fire in 2002. The membership is open to all the interested people whereby they are asked to fill up the form and a nominal membership fee according to the ‘junior’ and ‘adult’ group formed.

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