• Inauguration and Handing Taking of Rice Mill at Bajo

    The Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests has successfully completed the installation and test running of the 0.5 MT/hr capacity rice mill at Bajo. This is one of the three rice mills being installed by the department under the Rice Commercialization Program with the objective to formalize marketing of domestic rice and to increase profitability of rice farmers in the country.

    The Ministry is formally inaugurating the mill on 2nd August 2014.

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  • Eggs available at CFM at Nu. 260 per tray

    Eggs are available at the Centenary Farmers’ Market at 260 per crate despite the market conditions favouring a price hike. It will be available for sale from 31/07/1014 onwards at Bhutan Cooperative shop (Bcoop shop) opposite Taj Tashi at Nu. 260/tray. For further information kindly contact: 17819575/02-322909.

    – DAMC

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  • Orientation Program Conducted for 7th Batch of Trainees at UWICE

    uwice131 July Bumthang: The seventh batch trainees will be starting their one year certificate course in Conservation, Environment and Forestry Studies from 1 August 2014 at the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment. The new batch consists of fifteen trainees including ten in-service from Natural Resources Development Corporation Limited (NRDCL) and five pre-service trainees. The 7th batch trainees attended the day-long orientation program at the Institute today.

    The Officiating Director and the faculty members of the Institute joined the orientation program to welcome them to the Institute. “The orientation program is conducted to ensure that trainees feel at home, become part of the Institute and most importantly, feel comfortable here” said the Dean of Training and Academic Affairs of the Institute.

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  • 31 July 2014- Government Holiday: First Sermon of Lord Buddha

    Lord-BuddhaAll government offices and schools will be closed tomorrow 31 July 2014 on the very holy occasion of the Anniversary of the First Sermon of Lord Buddha.

    The significance of this Day is explained by Choten Dorji, Lecturer in Buddhist studies at Lekjung Institute for Higher Buddhist Studies, Punakha:

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