General Announcement

AMC bids farwell to Chief Advisor, JICA project, SFaMP-II
On December 29, 2016, the Agriculture Machinery Centre family organized a small gathering to appreciate the work done by the Chief Advisor of AMC technical JICA project, SFaMP-II who will be stopping his work from december 31, 2016. Dr Takahashi who had been in AMC for almost...
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Technical committee meeting for Standards commences in Phuntsholing
The 7th technical committee meeting for mechanical engineering started from today at Phuntsholing. The technical meeting shall be for two days and during the period, standards for power tiller which was there for wide circulation, test codes for it, the standards for reaper and rice...
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Basic farm machinery training for all extension officers concludes
The first round of extension officers training on Basic Farm Mechnanization concludes with the final training for extension officer training in RAMC, Khangma of AMC on December 16, 2016. The final five participants attended this training. The participants were from Zhemgang, Mongar...
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Final technical training by JICA expert
An  inhouse training on use of load transducer to calculate the drag force in power tiller during field operations, sample divider for the sampling selection for milling recovery tests in paddy, opacimeter to test smoke for farm machinery were conducted by JICA...
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The final verification of AMC machines and equipment completed
The second and final round of verification  for RAMCs, Paro, Bajo, Khangma and Samteling were completed on December 19 headed by the officiating Programme Director and team. It was started from RAMC Paro and finally ended in RAMC Samteling. FMCL officials in all these regional...
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AMC staff receives service medals
Three staffs of Agriculture Machinery Centre , Mr Pema ( accounts), Mrs Yangchen ( RAMC, Samteling) and Dema Tshering ( AMDS) received bronze medals for successfully completing 10 years of their dedicated services. One former staff Mrs Radika also received her gold medal...
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Farm Machinery Technical Training for Technical students begins in Agriculture Machinery Centre
Students from Technical training Institutes( TTI) located in Khuruthang, Chumey and Dekiling  will attend the 3 months training in AMC from December as part of their OJT programme.The first batch of students from Chumey started the training from December 1 at Paro. They will...
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Second batch of Farm Machinery Training Completes in November at AMC
The 2nd round of farm machinery training especially power tiller and Tractor completed on November 30, 2016 in Paro, Samteling and Khangma offices of Agriculture Machinery Centre. In Paro,  20 operators were trained in operation and maintenance of Power tiller who were nominated...
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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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