• NCAN supplies fodder chuff cutters to Dairy Farmers

     Receiving new stock of fodder chaff cutter machines
    Receiving new stock of fodder chaff cutter machines

    5th November, Bumthang: As an effort towards efficient fodder resources utilisation to sustain dairy farming in the country, the National Center for Animal Nutrition (NCAN), Bumthang under Department of Livestock (DoL) has supplied 61 fodder chuff cutter machines to potential dairy farmers of seven Dzongkhags of Bumthang, Chukkha, Dagana, Paro, Samtse, Sarpang and Trashiyangtse.

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  • Shortlisted candidates for the post of driver

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

    The short-listed candidates are requested to report for interview as schedule above, falling which the selection will not be considered. The following documents must be produced in original during the time of interview:

    1. Valid Medical Fitness Certificate
    2. Mark sheet (Class VIII & valid Driving Licenses )
    3. Approved status report-Security Clearance
    4. Other Certificate of Merit/ Excellence and Co-Curricular if any
    5. Original Citizen Identity Card

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  • Announcement

    This is to inform general public that the Agriculture Machinery Centre (AMC) Bondey Paro, is providing Free Repair Service of Power Tiller from 6-8 November 2015 at AMC, Bondey, Paro  to commemorate 60th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the 4th Druk Gyelpo.

    All the individuals wishing to avail free service should bring their machines to AMC from 9 am to 5 pm.

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  • Generating Youth Employment and Community-Based Enterprise Development project

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Royal Government of Bhutan’s grant proposal of USD 1.25 million to the Japan Social Developed Fund (JSDF). which is funded by the Government of Japan, has been accepted.  The JSDF pilot project “Generating Youth Employment and Community-based Enterprise Development” is currently being appraised and final approval is pending. The objective of this Project is to generate new and more productive sources of income for poor and vulnerable youth in selected Dzongkhags in six Dzongkhags of south-western Bhutan including, Chukha, Dagana, Haa, Samtse, Trongsa and Wangdue Dzongkhags. The project will achieve this objective by promoting the establishment or upgrading of existing youth-led, managed, and operated business enterprises that aim at generating employment for poor and unprivileged youth.

    In order to implement the project we will need to follow the Environment and Social Management Framework (ESMF) developed for the purpose of this project. The project ESMF and translation of the executive summary in Dzongkha are hereby being disclosed on the website of the Ministry as well as that of the six participating Dzongkhags so that all relevant stakeholders are aware and mindful of considerations for Environmental and Social concerns to be addressed while participating or implementing this project.

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