Japanese government grant “Power tiller” consultancy signed
Department of Agriculture and Katahira & Engineers International (KEI) signed the consultancy agreement today i.e November 28, 2016 in the office of Director, Thimphu. KEI shall be involved in the support services for Agriculture Machinery Centre like, the specification drafting...
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Twenty extension officers completes farm Machinery Training in AMC, Paro
Farm mechanization training especially on the operation and maintenance of power tiller was imparted to twenty untrained extension officers from Thimphu, Paro, Haa, Chukha, Samtse, Dagana, Wangdue and Punakha. The training which started from November 14 , 2016 ended on November 25,...
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Cardamom curing dryer field day at Sarpang completed
Regional Agriculture Machinery Centre, Samteling organized an one day field day at Domang in collaboration with Dzongkhag Agriculture Sector, Sarpang on November 23, 2016. AMC Paro and SFaMP-II expert also attended the field day as resource persons. Around 25 farmers attended...
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SFaMP-II supports AMC with a BUS
Strengthening Farm Mechanization Project, phase II, the JICA project for Agriculture Machinery Centre supported the organization with a bus. The ritual ceremony was held todayi.e November 17 at the head quarter, Paro. The bus shall be used for the transportation of the trainess and...
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Consultative mission team approves SFaMP-II extension
The minutes of discussion was signed between the Director General, Department of Agriculture and the Consultative Mission Team for the Strenghtening Farm Mechanization Project, Phase II of Agriculture Machinery Centre lead by Mr Kazuya Suzuki on November 10, in Thimphu. A thorough...
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Operation and maintenance training on Power tiller from Agriculture Machinery Centre concludes
The one month or equivalent hours duration training on operation and maintenance of power tiller concluded yesterday at Paro, Samteling and Khangma offices of Agriculture Machinery Centre simultaneously. There were 9 participants, 15 participants and 20 participants who completed...
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Surface grinder repair and training through JICA project support
The  week long repair and training on the operation of surface grinder concluded by Japanese engineer with support from SFaMP-II project of AMC on Friday October28, 2016.. This machines which was demaged and not in use for the past twenty years was brough back to life. Important...
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Improved cardamom dryer field day in Dagana
A field day programme was jointly organized by the Dzongkhag Agriculture Sector and Agriculture Machinery Centre on improved large scale off grid curing dryer for cardamom. It was held on October 25, at farmer’s place in Kana geog under Dagana Dzongkhag. More than seventy farmers...
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Stores' spare parts verification commences
The major physical verification and handing over of spareparts from AMC by FMCL started from Paro today. A team has been formed comprising from both organizations to verify in the most fair and transparant way. Cash reconcilation shall also be carried out simultaneously. The main...
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Farm Machinery Training in samtenling
The operation and maintenance training for power tiller started in Samteling office of Agriculture Machinery Centre from October 13, 2016 onwards. The operators were nominated by Dzongkhag Agriculture Sector of Tsirang and Dagana . There are 15 participants undergoing the training...
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