Hon’ble MoAF Secretary Monitory Visited Eastern Dzongkhags
The Secretary of MoAF, Dasho Rinzin Dorji accompanied by the ministry officials was on an eastern tour to monitor the field progress of the agriculture and livestock sectors since 27th February 2021. The team was accompanied by the Regional Program Directors, ARDC Wengkhar and CARLEP, Regional Agricultural Marketing coordinator, RAMCO Mongar, and the respective staff throughout the eastern tour.
The team led by Dasho visited various commercial vegetable production sites, dairy intensified areas, LUC, Koufuko International Limited, ARDC Wengkhar, IFPP, Lingmithang and Gyalsung infra project sites in the programme areas. During the visit, Dasho Secretary interacted with the farmer groups and extension officers and learned about livestock product mobilization during the recent lockdown. Dasho expressed his appreciation to all the RNR extension officials for their selfless services and hard work, especially in the pandemic situation. Dasho reminded all the officials to continue serving the country towards realizing the aspiration of His Majesty the King towards achieving the national goal of food self-sufficiency.
During the visits, the Dasho also reiterated farmers to take good advantage of the project fund and expand their cultivation areas to progress in dairy and vegetable value chain development in the east.
The Dasho concluded his visit with a tour of the Gyalsung infra site at Bondeyma, Mongar.
Reported by Chhimi Lhamo, GKMO, OPM