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A self-reliant Dzongkhag that pursues equitable and sustainable socio- economic development in harmony with the society and environment.

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1. To deliver efficient and effective public services.

2. To provide quality infrastructure to facilitate equitable socio-economic development.

3. To protect natural resources of the Dzongkhag.

4. Preserve and promote religious and cultural heritages to strengthen national identity and community vitality.

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Letter of Intent for Award of work, Posted 12/10/2017
SBD for Maintenance of Boys and Girls Hostel at Bidung LSS, Posted 26/09/2017
SBD for Construction of retaining wall at Langphu Bridge under Kangpar geowg, Posted 26/09/2017
SBD for Maintenance of Drainage and Plinth protection at Dungtse CS, Posted 26/09/2017
SBD for Major maintenance of classroom, hostels, staff quarter and construction of toilet at Thungkhar LSS, Posted 26/09/2017
SBD for Major maintenance of water supply at Kangpara Lower Secondary School, Posted 26/09/2017
SBD for Renovation of irrigation channel at Chongthi under Kangpar gewog, Posted 26/09/2017
SBD for Maintenance of Staff Quarter, Fencing and Compound Lighting at Bikhar BHU, Posted 22/09/2017
SBD for Const. of Retaining Wall at Trashigang MSS, Posted 21/09/2017
SBD for Major Maintenance of School Building at Joenkhar CPS, Posted 21/09/2017
SBD for Construction of 2 unit staff quarters, reserboo, Posted 08/09/2017
SBD for construction of Court yard n Lama Zimchung Maintenance Drupkhang, Posted 08/09/2017
SBD for Development of Assembly Ground WLSS. Posted 08/09/2017
SBD for Water Supply Maintenance THSS. Posted 08/09/2017
SBD for Renovation of Gewog Meeting Hall in Yangneer, Posted 07/09/2017
SBD for Construction of Guest House at Yonphula Lhakhang under Kanglung Gewog, Posted 07/09/2017
SBD for Construction of Godhi Menchuu, Posted 07/09/2017
SBD for Construction of Retaining Wall at Radhi RNR-EC, Posted 07/09/2017
SBD for the Monsoon Restoration Works for the Mangthong farm road under Kanglung Gewog, Posted 04/09/2017

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Agriculture

Mr. Devi Charan Bhandari Mr. Suraj Gurung Mr. Subash Rana Mrs. Tenzin Dema Mrs. Jigme Choden
Dz. Agriculture OfficerAsstt. Dz.Agriculture OfficerDz. Mushroom Focal PersonExtension Supervisor ICare Taker


Background

Trashigang Dzongkhag farming environment stretches from the humid subtropical to the cool alpine climatic zones and engages more than 69% of the total population. Although the environment is favorable to growing crops round the year, production is low to meet the requirements of the increasing population. The arable land is around 9% of the total geographic area out of which 13% is irrigated and more than 86% is under rain fed or dry land cultivation. Maize, soya beans and beans are major crops while important cash crops include potato, vegetables and citrus. These crops have the potential to be cultivated on a commercial scale through the introduction of good agronomic practices and high yielding varieties. Maize is grown in all the gewogs in huge quantities about 9, 974 metric tons (RNR Statistics, 2012) and potential exists for establishing collection centers for maize and setting up of maize product processing units. There is also a key challenge, particularly the highest migration loss of 16, 697 persons (PHCB, 2005). The rural urban migration has resulted in agricultural land being kept fallow and farm labour shortages leading to low agricultural productivity. Coping with crop damages by wild life, frequent droughts, pests and diseases outbreaks, etc. are some of the main challenges in enhancing our agriculture productivity.


Objectives

The key objectives of the 11th Plan (2013 to 2018) is to i) Enhance food and nutrition security, ii) Improve Rural Livelihood, iii) Accelerate and sustain RNR sector growth and iv) Provide sustainable management and utilization of natural resources by the end of the plan period. Agriculture crops production has an important role to play in meeting these objectives.


Programs

There are five programs identified for the Agriculture Sector of Trashigang Dzongkhag in the plan period with a total budget provision of Nu.55.151 million. These programs are aimed to ensure food security and increase income through proper utilization of existing fallow land, improved management of arable, cereal crops, cash crops and vegetables. Access to better production, market facilities, infrastructure development (roads), irrigation development, extension and support services are some of the means prioritized.


Policy support & coordination

Agriculture Sector is one of the biggest sectors under the Renewable Natural Resources (RNR) Sector with total staff strength of more than 20 personnel. The sector reaches out to clients through a network of Extension, Research and Central program offices established at strategic locations within and outside the dzongkhag, taking services closer to the clients. At the policy and coordination, the sector comprises of Dzongkhag Agriculture Officer (DAO), Assistant Dzongkhag Agriculture Officer (ADAO), and Data Management Unit including Mushroom Focal Person at the Dzongkhag Headquarter.


Extension services

The Agriculture Sector has deployed four Senior Extension Supervisors (Sr. ES II & III) and 12 Extension Supervisors (ES I & II) in the 15 Gewogs (Blocks). There is more than 20 agriculture staff in this Dzongkhag to support the farming communities to increase food production and manage local resources. All these agriculture officers technically work with Dzongkhag, Department of Agriculture (DoA), the Research Centers and Central & Regional Programs to provide assistances to address the agriculture production challenges of the local farming communities.


Research & Development Services

The Research and Development Center (RDC) based in Wengkhar, Mongar and Sub Center at Khangma, Trashigang takes up research and technical responsibilities of the Agriculture Development Program in the gewog including extension needs.


Central & Regional Programs

There is only one central program in the Dzongkhag namely the Central Machinery Unit based in Khangma that supports farm road construction. Similarly, there are two regional programs namely Regional Agriculture Marketing Cooperatives Office (RAMCO) based in Gyelpozhing, Mongar and Regional Agriculture Machinery Centre (RAMC) based in Khangma. These Centers provide extension and research services in consultation with Dzongkhag extension system.


Annual Work Plan & Budget for FY 2015-16
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