Posts by: Sonam Dorji

The ePest surveillance app is android based application which is maintained by the National Plant Protection Centre (NPPC), Department of Agriculture, under the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests. The main purpose is to collect and share real-time information on pests of Agricultural crops and send data via internet. It is connected to a central server […]

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Armyworm Alert, 2018

On March 9, 2018 By

All the Extension officers and ARDCs are advised to carry out regular monitoring of the armyworm particularly in paddy nurseries and maize fields to implement control measures on time.

Where and when is it a problem?

The early arrival of warm dry weather followed by rain in spring is favorable for reproduction and […]

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Maize Technical Cooperation Project (TCP) Review and Planning workshop was held at Tara Phendeyling Hotel, Thimphu on 6-7th March 2018. The main objective of the meeting was to highlight the achievements of NPPC and project Dzongkhags and discuss the issues and challenges faced during the implementation of the project activities. The work plan for 2018-2019 […]

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NPPC is pleased to published the updated price list of existing plant protection product for the year of 2016-2017 & 2017-2018

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The National Plant protection Centre, DoA, MoAF, Semtokha invites sealed bids from the interested eligible National bidders having valid trade license for the following supplies as depicted in the table below:

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Last date of Bid Submission date and time

Bid opening date and […]

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The Red palm weevil(Rhynchophorus ferrugineus) management training was conducted at Chuzergang Gewog at Sarpang and Yoeseltse Gewog at Samtse on 15th and 18th December respectively. 200  farmers attended the training program. The farmers were trained on identification, life cycle, damage symptoms and management strategies of red palm weevil. The farmers were also trained on set […]

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The NPPC  carried out two days campaign on Citrus Fruit Drop Collection and Destruction at Dekiling and Gakiling gewog , Sarpang on 12th and 13th  Dec, 2017. Around 300 farmers attended the program

Objectives of the Campaign 

To educate and sensitize the importance of community approach of collection and destruction of dropped citrus fruits To […]

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Government holiday list for 2018


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The 16 Official comprises of Extension Agents, Plant Protection Officers and Post Production Officers made Institutional visits to Nepal Agriculture Research Institute (NARI) and National Maize Research Program (NMRP) from 11-23rd November 2017.

The main objective of this institutional visit was to learn and strengthen participants’ capacities on   successful storage pest management, […]

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The Royal Civil Service Commission has launched the Managing for Excellence (MaX) online system on Feb 15, 2017.  The MaX online system will ensure easy access for monitoring while facilitating discipline in planning and evaluation within the stipulated schedules with enhanced accountability to both the supervisor and supervisee.

Presentation on the results of the Moderation […]

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