• Travel Advisory

    In light of the outbreak of Coronavirus in China and its spread to other countries, the Ministry of Information and Communications hereby issues the following travel advisory to the general public:

    1. Avoid travel outside Bhutan, both by overland and by air;
    2. In the event of unavoidable travel, and to reduce the risk of infection;

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  • Shortlisted Candidates for Farm Machinery Operators

    ARDC, Samtenling has shortlisted the following applicants for the post of farm machinery operators under ESP category advertised vide No. ARDC-SAM/ADM-4/2019-2020/954, dated 26/12/2019 and re-announcement vide No: ARDC-SAM/ADM-4/2019-2020/981, dated 13/1/2020 and ARDC-SAM/ADM-4/2019-2020/1052 dated 7/2/2020  as mentioned below:

    Sl.noNameCID NoPost Applied forPlace Applied
    1Budhi Man Monger21301000119Power tiller OperatorARDC Samtenling
    2Jamyang Yeshi11704002794Tractor OperatorARDC Samtenling
    3Jigme Wangchuk10905000667Power tiller OperatorARDSC Pangbang
    4Madhap Dulal11301001412Tractor operatorARDC Samtenling
    5Ngawang Namgyel12007001949Power tiller OperatorARDSC Tingtibi
    6Sangay Wangchuk11108001600Tractor OperatorARDSC Pangbang
    7Santa Ram Ghalley11301002677Power tiller OperatorARDC Samtenling
    8Shambhu Kharka11308002991Power tiller OperatorARDC Samtenling

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  • Vacancy at ICIMOD

    Vacancy for the following position at ICIMOD.

    Brief overview of the position have been given below:

    Position:                                  Climate and Environment Specialist

    Web Address of Job Posting:       https://www.icimod.org/get-involved/vacancies/

    Application deadline:                      March 16, 2020

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  • CIRCULAR on Agriculture Land Development

    The Ministry of Agriculture & Forests has identified the Agriculture Land Development (ALD) as one of the priority programs in the 12th FYP to enhance land and crop productivity through farm mechanization, fallow land reversion and reduction in soil erosion. In line with this, a set of guidelines was developed, published and circulated to all relevant agencies and individuals in 2017 in order to facilitate smooth implementation of ALD activities in the field.

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  • Formation of Yak Cooperatives and Federation as a Strategy for Highland Development

    A week long consultation and awareness meeting was organized with the yak rearing farmers of two highland gewogs – Sakteng and Merak under Trashigang Dzongkhag. The main objective was to create awareness on formation and strengthening of the existing yak cooperatives at the gewog and district level. The consultation and awareness meeting was attended by 127 herders from Sakteng gewog, and 74 herders (33 males and 41 females) from Merak gewog.

    The herders and local government authority were sensitized about the Highland development support programs during the 12FYP and the special highland development program approved by the government which is above and over the plan activities proposed in 12FYP. The participants were also clarified on why the proposed Highland flagship program was changed to program-based emphasizing on the differences and advantages being time bound and future sustainability.

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