07 July 2018

The third round of power tiller distribution in Samtse Dzongkhag was graced by HE Lyonpo D.N Dungyel at Farm Machinery Hiring Centre,Yoeseltse in the presence of 15 Gups and Agriculture Extension Officers of the Dzongkhag.

A total of 30 power tillers (2 each per Gewog) were received from Farm Machinery Corporation Limited (FMCL), Bonday, Paro. With this, each gewog in the Dzongkhag is equipped with 4 power tillers each with a total of 60 numbers in the Dzongkhag as to help in addressing labor shortage in the farming community.

However, the official from FMCL stressed that timely maintenance and care of machine should be given utmost priority for the sustainability of the distributed machine.

Hon'ble Judrel Lyonpo was accompanied by Dasho Dzongdag, Agriculture Officer and official from the FMCL, Paro