• Invitation for Bids


    1. The Royal Government of Bhutan has received a credit from the International Development Association towards the cost of Remote Rural Communities Development Project (RRCDP) and intends to apply a part of the funds to cover eligible payments under the contracts for construction of works as detailed below. Bidding is open to all bidders from eligible source countries as defined in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits and Grants by World Bank Borrowers, January 2011. Bidders from Bhutan should, however, be registered with the Construction Development Board (CDB). Bidders are advised to note the minimum qualification criteria specified in Clause 4 of the Instructions to Bidders to qualify for the award of the contract.
    1. The Remote Rural Communities Development Project (RRCDP), Ministry of Agriculture & Forests, Thimphu invites bids for the construction of works detailed in the table below.

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  • 2nd Batch Nature Guide & Ecotourism Course in UWICE

    IMG_02111The second batch “Nature Guide & Ecotourism Course” started in UWICE from 1st March 2016 for two months. During the two-month course, trainees will be taught basics in identification of plantsmammalsbutterflies, and birds. They will be introduced to mist netting and banding of birds, besides the field excursion to gain hands-on experience in taxonomic skills. Twenty five applied but only fifteen participated for the course.


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  • Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo’s Message on World Wildlife Day 2016

    The United Nation’s General Assembly has proclaimed March 3 as the World Wildlife Day and on the occasion of this important day, Bhutan is joining hands across the globe to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild fauna and flora.

    In particular, this year’s theme “the future of wildlife is in our hands” with elephants being the main focus of global campaign reinforces the inextricable link between wildlife, people and sustainable development. Studies have shown that species are disappearing at 50 to 100 times the natural rate of extinction. This is happening mainly because of unsustainable human activities through habitat destruction brought about by unchecked change in land use and by poaching for trading wildlife and its parts. Poaching and illegal wildlife trade has reached unprecedented levels globally and is considered almost equivalent in value to that of drugs smuggling. In just about two years from 2010-2012 more than 100,000 elephants were poached for its ivory in Africa and Asia.

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  • BAFRA Workshop on “Challenges in Implementation of Food Rules & Regulations” underway

    Workshop in progress
    Workshop in progress

    2 March 2016, Chuniding Resort, Thimphu: A two day workshop on “Challenges in Implementation of Food Rules & Regulations” began today. Organised by the Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA), Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, the opening session saw the Director General and Senior officials of BAFRA attending.

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  • Notice inviting quotation: Hire of Toyota Hilux

    The Management of Royal Manas National Park, Gelephu would like to invite sealed quotation for hiring of vehicle as per details provided below:

    Types of VehicleModelPeriodsQuantityRemarks
    Toyota Hilux2000 onwards3 months1 no.Can be extended based on further requirement.

    Complete sets of quotation documents can be collected from the Accounts Section of RMNP, Gelephu on payment of Nu.100/- (Non-refundable) effecting from 3  March, 2016 till 9 March, 2016 and should be submitted on or  before 2.30 pm  of 9 March and the same will be opened at 3:30 pm.

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