From the yearly archives: 2016

On 5th December, Bhutan joined the global community world-wide to celebrate the World Soil Day with the National Soil Services Centre (NSSC), DoA organizing the celebration at the Moelamthang at Damphu in Tsirang. With the theme “Soils and pulses, a symbiosis for life” the main objective of the celebration was to highlight the importance of […]

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The study focused on using soils as proxies to reconstruct the history of paleo-climate and landscape formation during the Quaternary Period especially of the Holocene Epoch. While there is a reasonably good record or account of Quaternary climate and landscape formation under the influence of South Asian Summer Monsoon (SASM) for various regions of […]

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Soil organic carbon (SOC) is integral to soil functioning and serves as a common indicator for soil security, water security, food security, energy security, climate change abatement, biodiversity protection, and ecosystem service. Since SOC varies in space and time, its quantification is essential to better understand the carbon (C) dynamics at various scales. As […]

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Quotation for Airfare

On October 17, 2016 By

National Soil Services Center (NSSC) under Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture & Forests located at Simtokha is pleased to invite sealed quotation from authorized ticketing agents for providing confirmed air tickets for the travel of 14 (fourteen) officials from Paro to Bangkok on 13th November’16 & return on 20th November’16.

Terms & Condition

Sealed […]

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As a part of the familiarization tour, the Hon’ble Secretary, Dasho Rinzin Dorji visited the Simtokha complex in the afternoon of 16th September16 covering National Organic Program, National Plant Protection Center & National Soil Services Center.

During the presentation at the Center, Hon’ble Secretary was briefed extensively about the Center […]

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A group of three officials from Land Development Department of Bangkok visited National Soil Services Centre with the objective to support the Centre in producing Geo-referenced Aerial Photographs and to carry out reconnaissance survey to map soil for national planning.

During their nine-day stay in the country, they were involved in carrying out the […]

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F a r e w e l l !!!

On July 26, 2016 By

In terms of human capital, the last year has not been a good year for the Center with the loss of following four staff on voluntary resignations/superannuation at different times during the year: –

Teknath Koirala, ex-Driver (February’16 – Voluntary Resignation) Kinley Penjor, ex-Soil Survey & Land Evaluation Officer (May’16 – Voluntary Resignation) Karma Tenzin, […]

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The National Soil Services Center (NSSC) under Department of Agriculture (DoA), MoAF invites sealed quotations from authorized ticketing agents for travel as per the terms and conditions specified below: –

Sector Travel Dates Remarks Paro Bhopal (India) 14th August 2016 2 PAX; Economy Class Bhopal (India) Paro 24th August 2016 Sealed quotation shall be submitted […]

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Airfare Quotation

On July 22, 2016 By

The National Soil Services Center (NSSC) under Department of Agriculture (DoA), MoAF invites sealed quotations from authorized ticketing agents for travel as per the terms and conditions specified below: –

Sector Travel Dates Remarks Paro Bhopal (India) 14th August 2016 2 PAX; Economy Class Bhopal (India) Paro 24th August 2016 Sealed quotation shall be submitted […]

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This report summarizes the results of the 2010 assessment of the land cover of Bhutan. The objective of the assessment was to obtain information on the coverage and distribution of the major land cover types of Bhutan to aid strategic and practical resource planning and management at both national and local levels. The assessment […]

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